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  • Writer's pictureScot Eckley

Trip to NYC. Details of the High Line.

I had a fabulous trip to NYC with my wife, Devin, and had time to walk the new High Line project. These are some of my favorite details. Quick Info About the High Line Park The High Line was originally constructed in the 1930s, to lift dangerous freight trains off Manhattan's streets. Section 1 of the High Line is open as a public park.  When all sections are complete, the High Line will be a mile-and-a-half-long elevated park, running through the West Side neighborhoods of the Meatpacking District, West Chelsea and Clinton/Hell's Kitchen. It features an integrated landscape, designed by landscape architects James Corner Field Operations, with architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro, combining meandering concrete pathways with naturalistic plantings. Fixed and movable seating, lighting, and special features are also included in the park. (

Bench Detail
Highline 2
Green Joints
Viewing Area
Loungers 2

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