Gallery: EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Section 2 of the High Line Officially Opens!

A public plaza called The Lot just opened up to occupy the empty lot next to the High Line at 30th Street, and for the next month, it will serve up food, kids stuff and other recreation under the surreal inflated bouncy castle-esque Rainbow City installation created by FriendsWithYou and sponsored by AOL.

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  1. dnewcum July 1, 2011 at 4:58 pm
    What are the names of the trees and shrubs planted on the High Line? I was just there and am wondering about a specific tree. Someone said it was a smoke tree.
  2. kiangoh June 8, 2011 at 7:52 pm
    Thanks for the great photos and really extensive write-up! I think the new section looks great. I have some thoughts on some of the socio-economic and privatization issues. My thoughts on the High Line and other NYC parks here: