Giant Pretend Block of Salt to House Actual Block of Salt on the West Side Highway

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Well, Hudson Square resident John Slattery will not be pleased: Plans to build a $10 million containment unit for the city's salt deposit (used by sanitation trucks and workers to control snow in winter) are continuing apace, and a design has been selected. It's kind of pretty, which is weird, because we know how Mayor Bloomberg feels about salt, generally. [Curbed NY]