Introduction: Developing New York's far West Side: contemporary art, the High Line, Megaprojects, and urban growth Part I: Contemporary art Chelsea as New York's dominant contemporary art gallery neighborhood: a real estate and finance story Contemporary art and life Part II: "Preservation" projects The High Line The Gansevoort Market: from meat smells and prostitution to historic district, fashion central, Google headquarters, and Whitney Museum Part III: Megaprojects: why they often don't happen or take so long if they do, from Javits expansion to Moynihan Station The Javits expansion fiasco The debate over urban stadiums: the New York Sports and Convention Center fight (2004-2005) The Hudson Yards: rezonings of 2004-2009 and beyond: the city's uniform land use review process, inclusionary zoning for affordable housing, tax increment financing and the Number 7 subway extension, and the Culture Shed Penn/Moynihan Station, 1992: fixing infrastructure Part IV: Challenges to Chelsea's art gallery district from the Lower East Side The Lower East Side and the new museum: the next Chelsea, or another "wrong turn"? Conclusion: Balancing urban growth and protection/preservation.
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Print version: Halle, David. New York's new edge : contemporary art, the High Line, and urban megaprojects on the far West Side. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014