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Phase three of the High Line park opened to the public on Sept. 20, 2014 (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Opening Ceremony Celebrates Completion Of High Line Park

The half-mile section completes one of the nation’s most distinctive urban transformations: an abandoned stretch of elevated rails that’s been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.

09/20/2014

(credit: Mark Mason/CBS)

The 8 Best Spots Along NYC’s High Line Park

Whether you’re flying solo, with your family or on a date – the High Line is a New York highlight not to be missed, especially when the weather is warm. Below, we list our seven favorite spots at the attraction.

CBS New York–08/18/2014

Central Park (top) and High Line Park. (Credit: Getty Images and Iwan Baan)

Central Park, High Line Rank Among Trip Advisor’s Best Parks In The World

The Trip Advisor list of the world’s best parks includes two New York City parks – one old, iconic, and so familiar that New Yorkers often just call it “the park,” and one new, innovative and mounted on an old elevated railroad rather than solid land.

06/23/2014

High Line Park (credit: Mark Mason, CBS NewYork.com -  ©2011 CBS Local)

High Line Park Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

It’s a special day for an unusual public space.

06/09/2014

An image of the proposed "Train" installation by Jeff Koons at the High Line. (credit: James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Jeff Koons via highline.org)

‘Friends Of The High Line’ Floats Hanging A Huge Locomotive Over The Park

Have they gone loco? The design team of the High Line park is floating an unusual idea by artist Jeff Koons. He wants to hang a full-size replica of a steam locomotive from a crane above a part of the park.

03/27/2012

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MTA Releases Video Of Proposed Underground Park Site

Peter Hine of MTA Real Estate walks viewers through the mothballed Essex Street Trolley Terminal — the spot that architects hope gets made into the “low line.”

11/29/2011

An artist's rendering of the proposed underground park (credit: delanceyunderground.org/)

Imagine An Underground Park In NYC? It Could Become Reality

When most people think of the New York City underground the subway, rats and bad lighting are among the first things that come to mind. But, how about beautiful spaces with natural sunlight, grass and trees in a park-like setting?

11/22/2011