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

photo © Jessica Dailey for Inhabitat
On the Falcone Flyover, perhaps the most daring feature of the entire path, visitors are propelled eight feet above the park's ground level via a steel catwalk set amidst a canopy of trees. The elevated platform is named for donors Philip A. and Lisa Maria Falcone.

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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: http://mvmtbldg.wordpress.com/2011/06/08/what-kind-of-park/