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New York’s $4 Billion Train Station Takes Shape

New York’s $4 Billion Train Station Takes Shape
New York’s $4 Billion Train Station Takes Shape, Screenshot. Image © Bedel Saget/The New York Times
Screenshot. Image © Bedel Saget/The New York Times

Santiago Calatrava’s head-turning World Trade Center Transportation Hub has assumed its full form, nearly a decade after its design was revealed. In light of this, the New York Times has taken a critical look at just how the winged station’s budget soared. “Its colossal avian presence may yet guarantee the hub a place in the pantheon of civic design in New York. But it cannot escape another, more ignominious distinction as one of the most expensive and most delayed train stations ever built.” The complete report, here

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "New York’s $4 Billion Train Station Takes Shape" 02 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/574227/new-york-s-4-billion-train-station-takes-shape/>
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