Architectural Record: Beam by Beam, a Mega-Project Grows

(Architectural Record) — The steel platform that is vital to the $20 billion Hudson Yards mega-project in Manhattan–what will allow three high-rise tower to be built atop of working railroad tracks on the eastern half of the site–is taking shape, after a slow start. For a time it seemed like the project would never happen at all; the development team was chosen in 2008, but groundbreaking didn’t occur till well after the recession, in late 2012.

But on Thursday, large sections of the lattice-like structure were visible jutting over the ground near the corner of 10th Avenue and West 30th Street in Midtown West. Related Companies, a co-developer, invited reporters to the construction site to survey the progress first-hand and up-close.

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