A bland, desolate stretch of concrete, the 11th Avenue Viaduct over the LIRR's West Side Yards provides very little to the pedestrian. With it's high, unscalable concrete walls (blocking what would potentially be some pretty fascinating views of the trains) you almost expect to see a "Last Exit Until..." sign as you walk under a spur of The High Line past 30th street.
There were signs of ambiguous construction all around - with trucks and signs dotting the street. Once again, the high walls serve only to block some spectacular views of midtown and the Hudson river. Even massive structures like the Jacob Javits Center can only peek over the hill.
With 11th avenue being a fairly dead and empty stretch of road to begin with, this area only serves to make one feel even less welcome than before.