The renovation of the north end of Union Square is expected to be finished in the spring, and broker-blogger Andrew Fine reports that there's been a few breakthroughs: "Granite curbs have been installed, pavers cover the entire area, and best of all the 9 Japanese Pagoda trees have made a fall arrival after all! It is a dramatic improvement from the beat up asphalt jungle that it was before. The clean, open space, with the addition of the trees and the crook neck throw back lampposts exude sophistication and a Parisian feel." [A Fine Blog]
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