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There Was a 'High Line' Before the Famous Elevated Park in NYC

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 09.13.2014 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

New York's City's hugely successful and justly celebrated High Line wasn't the first elevated urban railroad bed to be converted into a much-loved linear park.

Why Cities Are Smarter

Lance Hosey | Posted 05.06.2014 | Green
Lance Hosey

Urbanization is happening rapidly. Globally today, for the first time ever, more people live in cities than anywhere else.

What's the Big Idea? Debating the Future of a Great Urban Park

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 03.09.2014 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

The current, rather frothy debate about proposed development at Crissy Field in the Presidio at San Francisco's Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which arguably ranks in significance with New York's Central Park and Washington, DC's National Mall, deserves more national attention.

(I)Witness - A New Spin on Storytelling

Maya Stein | Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts
Maya Stein

"(I)Witness" is a collaborative story exchange between two people that is a updated version of the old game of "Telephone." One person takes the role of storyteller and the other is the typist.

The 10 Coolest Buildings Along the High Line

Annik La Farge | Posted 12.08.2012 | New York
Annik La Farge

From former factories and warehouses to stately classics and shiny new "starchitecture," the High Line has it all. Here are 10 of the most interesting buildings -- old and new alike -- that line America's favorite urban park.

IMAGES: City To Extend High Line To 34th Street

Posted 07.25.2012 | New York

The High Line received its third and final section on Tuesday thanks to a donation from CSX Transportation, the company that had previously donated th...

PHOTOS: Exploring The Unfinished Section Of The High Line

Michelle Young | Posted 08.08.2012 | Travel
Michelle Young

Due to the unique wraparound layout of the tracks in this section and their proximity to the waterfront, this section of the High Line may be the most striking yet.

PHOTOS: Designs For New Section Of HIgh Line Unveiled

AP | Posted 03.13.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City parks officials and advocates have unveiled designs for the third and final section of the High Line, an elevated stretch of...

Is Landscape Architecture No Longer "The Good Wife"?

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 05.12.2012 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

Good news for landscape architects: Your work is appreciated more than ever -- think of the High Line. Bad news, you don't always get the credit -- think of the High Line.

PHOTOS: The Secret Gay History Of New York's High Line

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.07.2012 | Gay Voices

The not-so-secret gay history of one of New York City's most revered urban reclamation projects is being revealed in both a new book and discussion. ...

City Shaping V: Can Philanthropy for Boston's Parks Break Through the Grass Ceiling?

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum


Manhattan Street Theatre Gets Real | Posted 03.24.2012 | New York

So, it's not exactly your typical theatre. You can't sit there, scarf popcorn and watch the latest George Clooney. It won't be showing the newest Pixa...

Shocker: Brooklyn Jobs And Housing The Old-Fashioned Way

Steve Ettlinger | Posted 01.18.2012 | New York
Steve Ettlinger

Kudos to Catsimatidis and Red Apple Group for their development the old-fashioned way, with their own cash and vision, and congratulations to the city government for making this all work.

Paul Needham

At The High Line, A Different Kind Of Book Club Begins | Paul Needham | Posted 10.19.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- First there was High Line exhibitionism. Then came High Line boot camp. And now a book club has met on the High Line. It wasn't a norma...

LOOK: Roller Rink Comes To The High Line

| Meredith Hoffman | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York

CHELSEA -- The High Line is giving people a whole new reason to visit its popular public plaza at 30th Street and 10th Avenue -- a summer skating rink...

High-Line Neighbors Worried About Privacy

Posted 09.17.2011 | New York

There a few people in New York who don't care for the recently opened phase II section of the hugely popular High-Line park. Its neighbors. The N...

Planning The Perfect High Line Date

| Kevin St. John | Posted 08.15.2011 | New York

A seasoned dater in NYC knows that a good date works like a good game of chess--things are unplanned, but the moves are never unforeseen.  You must a...

Best Sunbathing Spots In The City

| Afrodet Zuri | Posted 08.08.2011 | New York

Summer's here and it's time to catch some rays. You need to show off your newest bikini (or scope out hotties in their new bikinis), and that streaky ...

The High Line: Pretty Park, Or Economic Powerhouse?

Posted 08.06.2011 | New York

What once was a decaying eyesore is now a hugely successful financial engine in the Meatpacking District. The High Line, an old elevated rail bed turn...

Now You Can Smell Like The High Line!

Racked NY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Bond No.9, the perfumer known for naming their scents after various New York neighborhoods, is about to get high...lined. To accompany their High Line...

Whitney 'Downtown' Museum Plans Revealed (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Whitney Museum of American Art has revealed plans for its new downtown museum, set to break ground on May 24th, 2011. The 200,000-square-foot bui...

WATCH: High Line, As Music

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The High Line park has inspired artists, architects and admirers since it first transformed former elevated train tracks in 2009. On December 3rd, y ...

PHOTOS: Astonishing Transformations -- From The Champs-Elysees To Abandoned Railyards

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We here at HuffPost Green are big fans of reclaiming, reusing, and renovating, especially with regards to urban transportation sites. Who can resist a...

High Line Construction Phase Two | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Two years ago the renderings for the next section of the High Line were revealed, showing enough high design to make our heads spin. The Phase II dela...

The High Line -- New York's Latest Public Park Where Apparently Nudity Abounds

Mike McCready | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Mike McCready

This park offers great views of the neighborhood and of the Hudson River - and apparently of the people staying in The Standard Hotel in all their nudity and lewd behavior.