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

Photo by Leonel Ponce for Inhabitat
Meandering through dense shrubs, ascending through canopies and putting its visitors on display, the High Line's Section 2 does not disappoint. This extension preserves the sustainable mission behind the groundbreaking original elevated park while delivering a variety of surprises and new experiences that enhance visitors' connection to the park and its vegetation. It also continues to add different perspectives from which to appreciate this incredible 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: