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

photo © Jessica Dailey for Inhabitat
The designers hope that visitors see the High Line as a whole, not separate sections. During our interview with him, Ricardo Scofidio said, "My hope is that people say 'Have you been to the High Line?' not 'Have you been to Section 2?'"

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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: