Gallery: PHOTOS: Mayor Bloomberg Kicks Off High Line Section 3 Groundbr...

The long-awaited final section of the High Line broke ground this morning. Mayor Bloomberg and Friends of the High Line kicked off Section 3, a.k.a. "The High Line at the Rail Yards," which will follow the rails from 30th to 34th streets to the north and south and from 10th to 12th Avenues east and west. When completed, the newest section will flow in seamlessly with the rest of the elevated park's design and will feature new benches, tables, and a children's play area. The first phase of Section 3 is projected to open in 2014, extending the park to West 34th Street and connecting the Meatpacking District and West Chelsea with the future No. 7 subway station, the Javits Center, and the future Hudson Yards neighborhood. Click our video after the jump to see the mayor announcing the official groundbreaking.

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