Thursday, November 1, 2012

NYC High Line: Transformation of an Elevated Rail Line to a Park

The tracks were preserved throughout the corridor.
        The High Line is a fantastic story of NYC's neighborhood  and how an elevated rail line could be converted into a public park. I wasn't initially impressed upon arriving there because there was a lot of hype associated with this facility, but the more I saw of the corridor, the more it became clear that this is a feature that distinguishes this area and preserved the history of the district and making a destination that allows visitors to the see the City in a different way than is possible at the street level.
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