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The Daylighting Saw Mill River Park in downtown
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The Daylighting Saw Mill River Park in downtown Yonkers was designed in consultation with fish biologists and ecologists to serve as a habitat for migratory fish such as the American eel, among others. (Sept. 18, 2012)(Credit: Elizabeth Daza)

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Daylighting the Saw Mill River

The Saw Mill River is now flowing in broad daylight through Larkin Plaza thanks to a $19 million public works project that was recently completed. The river had been buried for almost a century after it was unearthed with the help of engineers, ecologists and fish biologists.