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The High Line

Chelsea's Legendary Alan's Alley Video Reopens... Here's Why It Matters

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 10.12.2014 | New York
Christopher Lee Nutter

Alan's Alley is more than a store -- it's a real New York experience, and a precious Chelsea treasure. If you are a New Yorker -- and especially if you live downtown -- here's why you should drop by the new location.

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.

3 Recycled Structures That Beautifully Transformed Their Communities

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.12.2014 | Travel

To keep an old building, or bust it down and build something new in its place? Such is the question facing developers who want to increase property va...

Going Green With Catie Marron

Rana Florida | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

"I think the overwhelmingly enthusiastic response to the High Line is a great example of the value of creative thinking in designing public spaces. So many cities in the world now want to create their own High Lines and are thinking about abandoned spaces in a new way."

Where to See Cool Graffiti in New York City

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Over the past few weeks, renowned British street artist Banksy has taken New York City by storm, leaving a trail of spray paint in his wake. But graffiti is nothing new here: The city has long acted as a blank canvas to artists.

Kenny Scharf Discusses Art Elitism, Psychedelic Car Washes, and Kolors

Catie Keck | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts
Catie Keck

Kenny Scharf's newest exhibition opens tomorrow at the Paul Kasmin Gallery. The set of ten monochromatic paintings will operate as a backdrop to three enormous fiberglass structures - one of which, "Squirtz", made it's public debut outside The Standard, High Line two weeks prior to his exhibition opening.

(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.

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).

Making People Skinnier Through Intelligent Design

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home

By Irina Vinnitskaya Click here for the original article at ArchDaily. Copyright NYC DDC In an effort to make New York City’s built environ...

Yet Another Reason To Visit The High Line

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home

By Alison Furuto Click here for the original article. Courtesy of TARQUITECTOS The Green Carceri, designed by TARQUITECTOS, arises as a natur...

A 'Girls' Map Of NYC

Posted 06.12.2012 | New York

You've probably seen the fliers around New York already. Girls-- Lena Dunham's HBO series that the internet can't stop talking about-- is filming on y...

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: 5 Fascinating Urban Green Spaces

Black Tomato | Posted 06.12.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

As our urban landscapes continue to expand outwards, the green spaces within these landscapes become more and more precious.

The High Line, 'Make Out Park Of NYC,' Brings In The Most Tickets For Illegal Drinking

Posted 12.12.2011 | New York

The High Line has come a long way from its dilapidated railway days to receiving record $20 million donations from fancy supporters. Now it looks like...

Back to Nature: Top 10 Contemporary Urban Recreation Spots

Adel Zakout | Posted 02.03.2012 | Arts
Adel Zakout

It is amazing how many of people's thoughts and beliefs considered common sense have actually been preconceived not so long ago and have come to play a major role in the way we live our lives. Think about "recreation" - in urban planning, on a smaller or larger scale, recreation areas basically mean parks and public spaces to relax, walk through and enjoy lunch breaks.

Paul Needham

At The High Line, A Different Kind Of Book Club Begins

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Empire State of Public Art

Yvonne Force Villareal | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts
Yvonne Force Villareal

There is currently a plethora of powerful public art statements punctuating New York City. I don't recollect there ever being quite so many artworks sprouting up in the dense urban summer.

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...

High Line Phase Two Is OPEN

AP/The Huffington Post | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 08.07.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The ribbon was cut Tuesday on the long-awaited second section of the High Line, revealing a lush green lawn, prime lounging spots and a l...

PHOTOS: The High Line Getting A Makeover

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The elevated garden/walkway on the High Line in the meatpacking district is readying itself for its second phase of existence. Section 2, which wi...

On the Waterfront: A New Park Rises in Brooklyn

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

There's so much new public space in NY that even a tourist magnet as big as the City can afford to let the public know about some of its new gems.

Hotel Exhibitionists Put On Show For Park-Goers, Voyeurs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Some guests at a New York City hotel near an elevated park have been offering unobstructed views of themselves. Guests at the Standa...

Summer in New York

Sandra Bernhard | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sandra Bernhard

This has been the perfect New York summer and it's not over yet. Every time I think about going away, I don't: it's an in-town vacation and I am living it up.

Hot Time Summer in the City

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Because summer is a great time to explore the City, to take advantage of it, to appreciate it, to revel in it. This explains why many denizens will tell you that far from hustling out of town on weekends, they prefer staying in town.

Photographers Wanted on High (Line)

Susan Sawyers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Sawyers

Built on an abandoned train trestle that had become a trashed out urban eyesore, the unconventional green space, lush with wildflowers and happy urbanites, is an elevated park that won't let you down.