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