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Madrid Río is a project whose audacity and scale, following the urban renewal successes of Barcelona, Spain’s civic trendsetter, can bring to a New Yorker’s mind the legacy of the street-grid plan, which this year celebrates its 200th anniversary. That’s because the park belongs to a larger transformation that includes the construction of dozens of new metro and light-rail stations that link far-flung, disconnected and often poor districts on Madrid’s outskirts to downtown.

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News type Inbrief
File link http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/27/arts/design/in-madrid-even-maybe-the-bronx-parks-replace-freeways.html?_r=2&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha28
Source of information Revolve Magazine
Subject(s) INFRASTRUCTURES
Relation http://www.emwis.org/countries/fol135532/country824306
Geographical coverage Spain
News date 27/12/2011
Working language(s) ENGLISH
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