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

photo © Jessica Dailey for Inhabitat
At the end of Section 2, you can see the rest of the elevated railroad that the Friends of the High Line are working to convert into Section 3. Robert Hammond, President and Co-Founder of the group, told us that building Section 3 is now their priority. They are currently in talks with the railroad officials, the property owners, and the city.

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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/