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

photo © Jill Fehrenbacher for Inhabitat
This section touches on the complex history of the High Line and its various iterations, reflecting the native flowers that became the subject of Joel Sternfeld's photographs and eventually helped save the High Line from demolition.

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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: