In New York City, the 550 acres of parks, greenways, and piers known collectively as the Hudson River Park stretch 4.5 mi along the lower western edge of Manhattan. The park extends from Battery Park to 59th Street, touching neighborhoods as varied as Tribeca, the West Village, the Meatpacking District, Chelsea, and Hell’s Kitchen. The Hudson River Park Trust, a state agency, has been developing, designing, and building out the park system for about 20 years.
Now, a new signature 5.5-acre park is under construction. Once complete, the new park on the city’s Gansevoort Peninsula will become the largest single green
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