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One-third of the High Line is threatened with demolition at the West Side Rail Yards. You can help us save it.

Support the High Line by attending a public forum on the development of the West Side Rail Yards, hosted by Hudson Yards Development Corporation (HYDC) and Manhattan Community Board 4.

West Side Rail Yards: Public Forum
Tuesday, May 8
6:00 PM
(Come early to be assured a seat)
Hartley House
413 West 46th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)

PLEASE RSVP to railyards@thehighline.org so we can update you as necessary.

This will be the first public presentation of proposed design guidelines for the rail yards. You’ll learn more about the rail yards redevelopment—one of the most important planning issues facing New York City today. The presentation will address many issues, including building heights, density, uses, affordable housing, and open space. It will also show the current plans for the High Line at the site: whether preservation of the historic structure will be mandated or whether developers will be allowed to demolish the High Line north of 30th Street.

Note: The High Line between Gansevoort Street and West 30th Street is secure, under City ownership, and under construction to become a public park. We thank Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the New York City Council, and Speaker Christine Quinn for the success and momentum of the project below 30th Street and crucial funding. Major funds for the High Line below 30th Street have also come from Senators Charles Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. But the rail yards section, which includes many of the most beautiful vistas on the High Line, is not secure. Its future will be determined in the planning process for the West Side Rail Yards.

Come to the public forum. Now is our chance to show the MTA, which owns the rail yards, how important it is to preserve the High Line at the site.

We need your support. Please e-mail railyards@thehighline.org if you can attend.


430 West 14th Street, Suite 304
New York, NY 10014
(212) 206-9922
(212) 206-9118 fax

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