New York Rail Yard Plans Fail To Amaze

<p>Plans to redevelop New York City's West Side rail yards are underwhelming, according to this review.</p>
November 25, 2007, 9am PST | Nate Berg
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'The West Side railyards are the kind of urban development project that makes builders dance in the streets. A footprint bigger than Rockefeller Center's and the potential for more commercial and residential space than ground zero: what more could an urban visionary want?"

"So the five proposals recently unveiled by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to develop the 26-acre Manhattan railyards are not just a disappointment for their lack of imagination, they are also a grim referendum on the state of large-scale planning in New York City."

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Published on Saturday, November 24, 2007 in The New York Times
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