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A Guide to the Major Megaprojects Transforming New York City

Hudson Yards in New York City. Photo © Lucas Blair Simpson | SOM

Source: Curbed

New development is occurring at a breakneck pace throughout New York City, and while much of it is happening on the individual level, a not-inconsequential portion of it is also lumped into megaprojects rising all over the five boroughs.

Entire stretches of land are giving rise to new and recreated neighborhoods, as seen with Hudson Yards and Hunters Point South, while other swaths are being appropriated and totally reimagined. These megaprojects will not only bring many thousands of apartments—priced at and below market rate—to the city, but they’ll also bring along new cultural attractions, retail, and all the hype that has wooed people to New York City from time immemorial.

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