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

The journey begins at the park's 20th Street intersection, where a dense landscape of shrubs and small trees called 'The Thicket' creates an intimate space and adds to the variety of vegetation on the original line.

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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: