Gallery: High Line Structural Engineering: Elevating the Design of New ...

©Leonel Lima Ponce for Inhabitat
Supporting beams and stringers for the 30th Street stairs and elevator are connected by bolts to the remaining original structure, each run of stairs fastened to a beam running perpendicular to it. The resulting framing, as in the rest of the High Line, is structurally and visually integral with the original elevated tracks, forming a contemporary park that preserves and elevates the historic railway to the forefront of 21st century green design.

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