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Daylighting Takes Off as Cities Expose Long-Buried Rivers

 | Published on 8/13/2013

Rachel Kaufman

for National Geographic

Published July 30, 2013

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

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

Photograph by Richard Levine, Alamy