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Stalled Manhattan Construction Site Transformed into Riverpark Restaurant Farm

Posted By Nicole Abene On August 7, 2011 @ 12:00 pm In Architecture,Design,Gardening and Plants,New York City,News,Urban design | No Comments

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If New Yorkers were able to make a few changes to their beloved city, more green spaces and less stalled construction sites would be at the top of their lists. One such construction site is the Alexandria Center [2] on East 29th Street — but unlike the many eyesores that litter the city, those involved in this project are making the best of the situation. Instead of letting the site be a blight on their landscape, the stalled space has been transformed into an urban farm to grow veggies for NYC’s Riverpark [3] restaurant!


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/stalled-manhattan-construction-site-transformed-into-riverpark-farm/riverpark-farm-537x318/

[2] Alexandria Center: http://www.alexandrianyc.com/ersp.html

[3] Riverpark: http://www.riverparknyc.com/riverparkfarm/

[4] READ MORE >: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/riverpark-farm-takes-root-on-a-stalled-manhattan-construction-site/

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