12/04/2012 02:14 pm ET Updated Feb 03, 2013

Hudson Yards Tower Breaks Ground

HELL'S KITCHEN -- City officials and developers broke ground Tuesday on the Hudson Yards, a long-delayed construction project over the west side railyards that's one of the largest the city has ever seen.

Work began on the first of many skyscrapers, a 1.7 million square foot, 47-story tower at the northeast corner of West 30th Street and 10th Avenue that will eventually be home to handbag maker Coach.

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