Gallery: Los Angeles Planning a West Coast “High Line” Park

 

New York’s High Line has been a smashing success — so much so that other cities are now trying to emulate it. The Architect’s Newspaper tells us that Los Angeles is working on its own version called the Harry Bridges Boulevard Buffer — a 30 acre, 9-block wide swath of land in the Port of Wilmington. And while the Buffer doesn’t extend along an abandoned railroad like the High Line, it does have one thing in common with New York’s project: it’s transforming an urban eyesore into a public space.

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