Central station redevelopment aims to heal Sydney ‘scar’ – but is it a missed opportunity?

Experts say plan appears driven by real estate rather than city-making thinking and urge more focus on housing, connectivity and future-proofing * Get our free news app, morning email briefing or daily news podcast Almost 150 years after inner Sydney was sliced in two, the state government is planning an ambitious operation to stitch it back together. Under the “once in a generation” scheme announced last Monday, parkland, homes and workspaces will be built over rail lines leading into Central station, rejoining Surry Hills to Ultimo after the inner city suburbs were separated by tracks in 1874. Sign up to receive an email with the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning Continue reading...

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