Gallery: Controversial Chelsea Market Expansion Plans Finally Get Stamp...

After years of scrutiny, the New York City Planning Commission voted unanimously today to approve the expansion of Chelsea Market-- with a few conditions. The project struggled for a long time to please the property's owners, market-goers and neighbors who feared that their views of the High Line would be compromised in the build. While details of the final design are not entirely available, we know it is shorter and more laid-back than previous attempts, which is what ultimately won the community board's approval.

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