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Insane Plans For London Olympics Labyrinth

ARTINFO | Posted 02.14.2012 | Arts

The verdict is in: after launching a design competition in July for London's forthcoming 50-acre Olympic Park, the Olympic Park Legacy Company has ann...

WATCH: Tour The Remarkable Abandoned Trolley Station At Delancey Street

Posted 11.29.2011 | New York

Back in September, we were lucky enough to get a preview of a potentially awesome new project planned for the Lower East Side called the Delancey Unde...

High Line Sweets Stand Unveils Mexican-Inspired Delicacies | Mathew Katz | Posted 01.01.2012 | New York

CHELSEA -- Snow over the weekend delayed the unveiling of a brand new menu at La Newyorkina, but now owner and chef Fany Gerson says the High Line's M...

Barry Diller And Diane von Furstenberg Give High Line $20 Million

Posted 12.27.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg announced the High Line would be receiving a record $20 million gift from the Diller-von-Furstenberg Family Foundation. The generous d...

City Shaping IV: Can Target Right What Minneapolis Is About to Ruin?

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 12.24.2011 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

Excitement has turned to disappointment in Minneapolis, and what's happening there should be a warning about safeguarding transparency in public process and civic debate.

David Byrne's 'Tight Spot' Audio-Visual Installation (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts

Musician and artist David Byrne, best known as frontman and founding member of the band Talking Heads, created a site-specific outdoor installation un...

LOOK: Incredible Underground Park Proposed For LES

Posted 11.22.2011 | New York

A fan of the High Line? Apparently, so is the Lower East Side. New plans have been unveiled by creator James Ramsey, founder and owner of Raad Studio,...

David Byrne Builds Inflatable Globe In NYC | Posted 11.12.2011 | Arts

Starting on the evening of September 15, you'll hear it as you approach West 25th Street, coming from under the High Line: womp, womp womp. It's a lit...

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...

PHOTOS: Chicago Railroad Transforming Into Corridor Of Green

| Erin Chan Ding | Posted 10.13.2011 | Chicago

The sun shone on Beth White and Ben Helphand on an August Sunday as they stood on a North Side viaduct, each with their feet planted in the middle of ...

High-Line Roller Rink OPEN

Posted 09.27.2011 | New York

Strap on your skates New York-- the High-Line roller rink is open! Located directly underneath the High-Line at West 30th Street and 10th Avenue, t...

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...

PHOTOS: High Line Summer Party, The Gallerinas

Posted 08.31.2011 | New York

Yesterday was an eclectic one, as New Yorkers began to ease into the languor needed to enjoy 4th of July weekend. The High Line played host to a Su...

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...

Markets in New York City: Historic Photos from the Museum of the City of New York

Lacy Schutz | Posted 08.13.2011 | New York
Lacy Schutz

Summer brings an overflow of produce to the city's farmers markets. Take a look back at how New Yorkers got their fresh food in times past and come to the Museum to see Moveable Feast.

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...

The Highline: Public-Private Partnership and Bloomberg's Leadership Creates a Great NYC Park

Steven Cohen | Posted 07.31.2011 | New York
Steven Cohen

I believe that history will judge Michael Bloomberg to have been a superb mayor. Among his greatest accomplishments has to be the creation of one of New York's most novel parks -- the High Line.

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...

Redesigning Design to Make Room for Landscape

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

We have no shortage of architecture critics, but criticism about landscape architecture, planning and design is essentially restricted to publications geared to professionals, and largely absent from major dailies.

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 ...

Relish the Art That Surrounds You

Agnes Gund | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Agnes Gund

The visual revelation that a city -- big though it may be -- is simultaneously a village, a "neighborhood," just as Jane Jacobs always told us.

URBAN DESIGN: Intervention On The Tiber, Art And Chance Encounters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

For centuries, the most well-known transformations of public space have been massive, expensive architectural interventions. The High Line in Manhatta...