The artist, Olafur Eliasson, was also behind the public art project New York City Waterfalls along the East River in 2008.
Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City’s High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees.
Residents of Dr. Craig Spencer’s building on 147th Street are trying to stay calm after he tested positive for the disease on Thursday.
The overgrown 3.5-mile stretch of rail line that was once the Long Island Rail Road’s Rockaway Beach Branch, hasn’t been active for more than 50 years.
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.
It’s a special day for an unusual public space.
The High Line Park is known for is the beautiful plants – many of them not native to New York City — but apparently, unbeknownst to anyone who unboxed and planted the plants, some of them brought along a new strain of cockroach.
A local filmmaker is trying to save the ruins of the New York State Pavilion from the 1964-65 World’s Fair in Queens.
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A lot of people may be grumbling about all the snow that fell during the blizzard this weekend, but some folks on the High Line were having some fun with it.
Preservationists have been taking issue in recent days with developments they say will block the open views of the High Line.
They are getting ready to extend the high line from its northern terminus at 30th Street to the Javits Center.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday. The event included politicians, park supporters and schoolchildren who tossed wildflower and native grass seeds onto the High Line as part of the festivities.