How Chelsea site would look from the air as projected in a redevelopment study made by five, fourth-year architecture students. On the right is a local shopping center. In the middle is an administrative center with precinct offices, a movie theater and public plazas. At left are doctor's offices, hotels and a park area.New shopping center on 23rd Street looking west. The church and better old buildings have been preserved, new shops are on the left. Through traffic has been diverted.Old residences (left) and church (center) are preserved and given new setting with terraces on 22nd Street looking north. The high structures are new professional buildings and hotels.
Abstract
The study of the necessity and the potentiality of Urban Renewal in the Chelsea area was undertaken by the fourth year Architectural Design Class at the Cooper Union. Chelsea itself has been concerned with this problem and through various civic and trade groups has been looking for directions, This work stems from the initial investigations of the Chelsea Committee for Neighborhood Development and the Chelsea Community Councils and has been assisted by the time and by a grant of money they have mode available.
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Chelsea Redevelopment Project
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West 22nd to West 24th Streets Between 6th and 9th Avenues, New York City, United States
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