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Time-Lapse Video of the Hudson Yards Real Estate Development After Two Years. Incredible.

Tim Morehouse | Posted 08.21.2014 | New York
Tim Morehouse

The last place on earth you'd expect the largest private real estate project in the world to be happening is on the tiny and already over-developed island of NYC. Yet the Hudson Yards, A 28-acre site on the West Side; the last major undeveloped part of Manhattan, has become just that.

Living on the Edge

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 08.17.2014 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

Given the North American urban renaissance, how much development can the highly desirable edge of a park absorb? How much vertical aspiration can our horizontal ideal accommodate?

Unusual Spaces, Unusual Characters

Raymond Schillinger | Posted 07.27.2014 | Impact
Raymond Schillinger

Over the course of producing Unusual Spaces, I've encountered a recurring theme: Behind each fascinating unusual space, there are equally fascinating unusual people who have taken up their cause. Case in point: Paul VanMeter.

6 'Tourist Traps' Worth a Visit

Travelzoo | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Some spots have earned their bad reputation by charging high fees for underwhelming, overcrowded attractions. But others have cemented their status as beloved attractions, either by reinventing themselves or staying exactly the way you remember them from your childhood.

2013's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

In surveying the year in landscape architecture, "aptness," a word favored by the great Modernist landscape architect Dan Kiley seems, well, appropria...

IMAGES: What The Newest Section Of The High Line Will Look Like

| Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

By Mathew Katz CHELSEA — A circular garden filled with trees and plants is coming to the newest section of the High Line. New designs for the m...

Arresting Beauty - Finding the Sacred Off Screens

Heidi Legg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Heidi Legg

In the chaos of a digital life it seems harder and harder to find the sacred, those singular epiphanies when a body of work or reflection of society in art stops us in our tracks.

High Line-Inspired Park Could Be Coming To Queens

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts

(Read original story here) By Barbara Porada WXY Architecture + Urban Design and Dlandstudio Architecture & Landscape have been commission...

Zaha Hadid's Unveils First NYC Building

ARTINFO | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Years after having lost the High Line to Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Zaha Hadid has just landed a commission to make her mark on the elevated train trac...

Rejuvenation in Rubens, and at the Met

Daniel Maidman | Posted 08.20.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Walter Liedtke, the painting's curator, who disagrees with much of what I am about to say about this painting. If you want responsible historiography, you should consult with him; I myself speak, as ever, as a practitioner and enthusiast of painting, responsible to no eye but my own.

Telling Truths on a Typewriter: Father's Day on the High Line

Maya Stein | Posted 08.17.2013 | New York
Maya Stein

Type Rider returned to the High Line this past Saturday under gloriously clear, calm skies. It was the day before Father's Day, which - despite its ...

Human Scale at Hudson Yards

J. Michael Welton | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Fresh out of undergraduate school at the University of Virginia in the late 1980s - and facing the reality of a recession - Thomas Woltz leapt at the ...

Elisa Blynn, Story Oracle

Maya Stein | Posted 07.03.2013 | Arts
Maya Stein

It's hard to describe, exactly, the experience of watching a story being transacted and transformed in the span of three minutes. To see the quick trust and connection that develops between storyteller and typist.

Your Start-Up Life: How the High Line Came to Be (Photos)

Rana Florida | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

San Antonio-born, Princeton-educated business consultant, entrepreneur, and artist Robert Hammond has lived in Manhattan's West Village for several years. Near his apartment was a stretch of the old elevated New York Central Railroad tracks, which had been abandoned since the early 1980's.

(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.

Queens 'High Line' Moves Closer To Reality

DNAinfo | Posted 12.27.2012 | New York

QUEENS — Queens is one step closer to getting its own High Line. A plan to transform 3.5 miles of abandoned railroad tracks into an elevated publ...

Lipstick on a Place: On the Aesthetics of 'Slumming It'

Richey Piiparinen | Posted 01.09.2013 | New York
Richey Piiparinen

Rust is still just rust in places that have come to exist in post-industrialization, but for others: rust is luxury, rust is christened from the landscape of one's hard times up to the decor of the powerful's play areas.

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.

PHOTOS: High Line Construction Enters Final Phase

| Posted 09.20.2012 | New York

By Mathew Katz, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer CHELSEA — Work on the High Line's third and final section kicked off Thursday. Mayor Michael Bloombe...

PHOTOS: 'LowLine' Preview

DNAinfo | Posted 09.13.2012 | New York

LOWER EAST SIDE — A full-scale model of a proposed project that would transform an abandoned train station beneath Delancey Street into a subterrane...

How The London Olympics Spawned NYC's Hudson Yards

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 10.06.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — New York lost the 2012 Olympics, but the city's bid for the summer games spurred another, visionary venture: building up the largest ...

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...

Hightail It Over to the High Line

Vicky Tiel | Posted 09.23.2012 | Home
Vicky Tiel

Hightail it over to the High Line, New York City's answer to the Paris Quai. It is a beautiful inspirational walkway across the vibrant Chelsea skyline, and a great place to pick up Mr. or Mrs. Right (it beats a bar).

The 4 Coolest High Line Inspired Projects

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 09.20.2012 | Home

By Vanessa Quirk (click here for the original article on ArchDaily) LEGO Bridge by MEGX New York City’s High Line has been such a success – b...

Yea Or Nay: DJ Kiss' Print Mixing

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.22.2012 | Black Voices

What better way to kick off the summer season than with a carnival? New York City's High Line couldn't think of one, which is exactly why the hip ...