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Daylighting Takes Off as Cities Expose Long-Buried Rivers

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Rachel Kaufman

for National Geographic

Published July 30, 2013

 
 
 
The Sawmill River in Yonkers, NY
BEFORE
 
 
The Saw Mill River before it was uncovered, as it winds underground.
Photograph by Steve Duncan
 
 
 
 
The Sawmill River in Yonkers, NY
AFTER
 
 

The Saw Mill River in Yonkers, New York, is being exposed to fresh air after decades of burial.

Photograph by Richard Levine, Alamy