Cluster of skyscrapers rising over the rails as NYC's gritty 'Wild West' is transformed

  • by: VERENA DOBNIK , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 23, 2014 - 10:14 AM

NEW YORK — It was once a gritty stretch of Manhattan known for rail yards, warehouses and aging industrial buildings, so desolate it was dubbed "The Wild, Wild West."

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