Posted on February 7, 2008 by Katie Lorah
The January 28 MTA letter to developers generated a bunch of speculation on what the new guidelines will mean for developers, and it’s been a busy week for the various other developments around the Yards.
And in developer news,
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Posted on January 7, 2008 by Katie Lorah
s Eliot Brown sits down with Governor Spitzer
, who is gung-ho about the results of the RFP, but tactfully avoids saying anything concrete about the Rail Yards. Spitzer has been a big figure in West Side real estate politics since his term began a year ago.
reports a job switch
between the heads of Brooklyn Bridge Park and Hudson Yards Development Corporation.
wonders whether the Javits Center could plausibly move to Sunnyside
, given recent bumps in the expansion plan.
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Posted on November 13, 2007 by Katie Lorah
The New York Post ran a two-page spread on the High Line yesterday. The feature focused on the High Line’s impact on the neighborhood:
“The High Line’s presence, with its cutting-edge landscape design, alongside a bevy of art galleries has also attracted some of the world’s most recognized architects, turning the neighborhood into an enclave of state-of-the-art building design dubbed ‘Architects Row.’ “
Design for Section 1 (Gansevoort to 20th Street), was also covered, including the first public view of a design feature called the Tenth Avenue Square:
“Park visitors will be able to descend into the structure, into what will be called the 10th Avenue Square, and look out, giving them a sense of being suspended over the avenue near 17th Street.”
Last, the article touched on the uncertain future of the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards, which reporter Tom Topousis has reported on before.
It’s One El of a Park
Decks, Marshes and Trees Set for High Line
A ‘rail’ Effort to Preserve the Past
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