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One of the problems in making cities more responsive to 21st century demands is that most areas are built out already – and usually with old, inefficient buildings. The spaces that are left can be undesirable due to location and zoning demands, turning away would-be developers.
That’s where the High Line 23 building in New York’s West Chelsea arts neighborhood is making its mark. Designers had to overcome numerous problems like a small footprint and encroachment from the High Line, New York’s decrepit rail system turned park space.