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Update: The park is currently open to the public between Gansevoort and West 23rd Streets. Crews are working to remove ice on the remaining paths so that we can open the remainder of the park as soon as possible. Please check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates.

Seminary Demo Begins: Beginning of the End for Controversial High Line Neighbor

Demolition has started on Sherrill Hall, the Seminary building that sparked a bitter neighborhood battle in Chelsea last year, when Seminary leaders proposed replacing it with a 17-story building. Scaffolding is up. Signs have been posted about asbestos removal and rat-baiting.  The building will be replaced by a seven-story building, which will help fund the Seminary's efforts to restore its landmarked Gothic Revival campus

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Seminary's Renovation Juggles the Old, the New, and the Financial [NY Times]

CB4 to Seminary [Chelsea Now]

Chelsea Seminary Caves Again, Prays Seven Stories Will Fly [Curbed]

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