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Does New York Need a Second High Line?

Perkins Eastman is taking two of the best-loved urban land-use stories of the Bloomberg era—the High Line and Times Square—and combining them into one.
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Two of the better achievements during Michael Bloomberg’s time as mayor of New York involved new ways of thinking about using urban land. The High Line, whose construction began in 2006, and Times Square, which was closed to traffic in 2009, serve as models that have been widely adopted across the country.

One architecture firm wants to combine the two concepts for New York City.