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Skyline of West Side is changing

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The Manhattan West Project is a $4.5 billion development that will change the skyline on the West Side.

The five-acre site that will consist of office towers, a residential building, retail, a 5-star hotel, health and fitness facilities, rooftop gardens, restaurants, cafes, and a park is being built on top of active rail yards.

Fox 5 got a look at the progress of the project.

Construction crews are currently in the process of placing concrete spans over the tracks that will create a platform. The development project will then be built on top of the platform.

If all goes as planned, the development will be completed in 2018.

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