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Construction cranes dot skyline at Hudson Yards

Development on West Side of Manhattan is generating much money in fees and taxes for city, say officials

Workers on a building under construction on the west side of Manhattan on May 18, 2015 in New York.

New York

CONSTRUCTION cranes are swinging across the skyline on the once industrial Far West Side of Manhattan where hundreds of workers are erecting four office towers, a hotel, a large mall and at least a half-dozen residential buildings.

The long anticipated redevelopment of the