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Mayor to Revive Kingsbridge Armory Project

Courtesy of the Mayor's office

Mayor Michael Bloomberg will once again try to get the 575,000-square-foot former National Guard armory in the Kingsbridge Section of the Bronx redeveloped, according to a city hall spokesman. The mayor will mention the initiative in the State of the City address Thursday.

In 2009, Bloomberg rejected a proposal for a shopping mall by the Related Companies because the City Council would have required all the jobs there to pay a "living wage" of $10 an hour plus benefits. Read more about the project from WNYC's Matthew Schuerman.