The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) recently unveiled the Fulton Center, a fully digital transit and retail hub located at the crossroads of Lower Manhattan on Broadway and John and Fulton streets in New York City.
MTA officials described the facility as the city’s “next great public place,” and one that integrates architectural ingenuity that fuses history, art and sustainable engineering.
The $1.4 billion Fulton Center was funded with $847 million from a special congressional appropriation granted after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Known as the Lower Manhattan Recovery Grants, the funds were intended for local transit agencies to repair, replace and enhance transportation infrastructure in Lower Manhattan. The MTA provided $130 million for the project, which also received $423 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the act’s largest single award, MTA officials said in a press release.
“The new Fulton Center facility sends a…
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