Gallery: PHOTOS: Mayor Bloomberg Kicks Off High Line Section 3 Groundbr...

“Today, we stand at the third and last chapter of the High Line's trilogy. 23 feet in the air, the High Line provides one of the most exhilarating and uplifting experiences of the City, while being strongly grounded in its community,” said City Planning Commissioner Amanda M. Burden. “This third section, with its sweeping views of the Hudson River to the west and the New York City skyline to the east, will become the viewpoint and entrance to a new city, the developing Hudson Yards. The High Line will become part of a continuous network of public open spaces, allowing New Yorkers to walk from the Meatpacking District to the Hudson Yards park and boulevard all the way up to Times Square. The High Line is about innovation, and creative ways to repurpose our old infrastructure. The High Line is almost complete, but its story will continue to be an inspiration for city makers around the world.”

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