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Author: 
Kate Lindquist
 

We are one step closer to securing the third and final section of the High Line at the rail yards to be transformed into public open space.

On Wednesday, April 25, the New York City Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve a zoning text amendment that secures the eastern portion of the High Line at the rail yards, including the 10th Avenue Spur, as public open space.

Follow us after the jump to learn more about this important step for the High Line.

Author: 
Kate Lindquist
EnlargeView from the High Line
at the West Side Rail Yards.

We are one step closer toward saving the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards.

Author: 
Kate Lindquist

From the beginning, it has always been our vision to preserve the entire High Line, from Gansevoort Street all the way to 34th Street, through the West Side Rail Yards.

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Anonymous
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.

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Anonymous
Like all New Yorkers of a certain age who are mildly obsessed with urban planning and real estate, we spend a lot of time curled up by the fireplace with Curbed. What's more, the city's premiere site for snarky commentary on the business of building has been a great resource for information about the rail yards redevelopment process so far.
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