Inhabitat Visits El Anatsui’s Upcycled Mirror and Tin Installation on the High Line (PHOTOS)

Inhabitat Visits El Anatsui’s Upcycled Mirror and Tin Installation on the High Line (PHOTOS)

The massive installation may be the High Line park’s biggest commission, stretching across the side of an entire building between West 21st and West 22nd Street. Anatsui treats the reclaimed, weathered tin as a texture, the rectangular panes forming a patchwork

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El Anatsui’s Broken Bridge II is a Tapestry of Tin and Mirrors on the High Line

El Anatsui’s Broken Bridge II is a Tapestry of Tin and Mirrors on the High Line

Broken Bridge II is the second iteration of El Anatsui’s artwork, with the original shown in Paris during the 2012 Triennale. The latest version was made with the same materials but reworked to fit the expansive facade of a brick building between West 21st

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Queens High Line Gets $467,000 Grant and Pushes Closer to Becoming a Reality

Queens High Line Gets $467,000 Grant and Pushes Closer to Becoming a Reality

A group called Friends of the Queensway is rallying support to transform a disused Long Island Rail Road track in Kew Gardens into a High Line-style park – and now a sizable grant has pushed them a step closer to their goal. Yesterday, Gov. Cuomo gave the

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Vine Line: Architect Wants to Blanket West Side Highway in Leafy Trellises and Waterfalls

Vine Line: Architect Wants to Blanket West Side Highway in Leafy Trellises and Waterfalls

Although it sounds similar to the High Line, the Vine Line would not be a park in itself, but a green wall for the existing facade of the West Side Highway. Tamaccio’s proposed design consists of a lightweight trellis that could be attached to the side of

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First LEED Gold Tower at Hudson Yards Breaks Ground in Manhattan

First LEED Gold Tower at Hudson Yards Breaks Ground in Manhattan

Hudson Yards is currently a predominantly blank space on the west side on Manhattan above 33rd Street, but is set to become a bright spot in the city with lots of new amenities. The 26-acre site is the single largest piece of undeveloped property in Manhattan

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Studio Gang Unveils Striking Solar Carve Tower for the High Line

Studio Gang Unveils Striking Solar Carve Tower for the High Line

Jeanne Gang, the architect behind Chicago’s iconic Aqua Tower, recently unveiled her design for a dazzling new building along the High Line. Called the Solar Carve Tower, the glass structure features corners that are cut away to allow the sun’s rays

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Head to the High Line for a Haunted Halloween Scavenger Hunt on October 27th

Head to the High Line for a Haunted Halloween Scavenger Hunt on October 27th

Halloween is fast approaching, and the Haunted High Line is back again this year and ready for your little witches and ghouls! NYC’s favorite elevated park is inviting families and friends to visit on Saturday, October 27th for a day of scavenger hunts, costumes,

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On the High Line is an App That Lets You Explore the Famous Elevated Park With Your iPhone

On the High Line is an App That Lets You Explore the Famous Elevated Park With Your iPhone

Next time you visit the High Line, get the inside scoop without having to carry around a heavy guidebook with On The High Line, a new app for the iPhone. Released by illustrated book publisher Thames & Hudson, the dynamic insider’s guide to the High

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PHOTOS: Mayor Bloomberg Kicks Off High Line Section 3 Groundbreaking Today

PHOTOS: Mayor Bloomberg Kicks Off High Line Section 3 Groundbreaking Today

“Today we celebrate a major step toward completing our vision of turning the entire High Line into a one-of-a-kind public park,” said Mayor Bloomberg of the commencement of the elevated park’s final section. “The park has become a local treasure and

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Tour the High Line Park’s Undeveloped Future Third Section

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Tour the High Line Park’s Undeveloped Future Third Section

This fall, New Yorkers will have a rare opportunity to see the third section of the High Line as it is – before it gets redeveloped into a lush park. Friends of the High Line will open the future third section to lucky visitors for two weekends in October,

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PHOTOS: Terroir Shipping Container Wine Bar is the High Line Park’s Only Sit-Down Restaurant

PHOTOS: Terroir Shipping Container Wine Bar is the High Line Park’s Only Sit-Down Restaurant

Terroir on the Porch is a little sister to the other Terroir locations in the city, but unlike its older sibs, it’s a seasonal outpost that will only be open during the warmer months. The no-nonsense black box kitchen, counter and register was designed by

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PHOTOS: Ice Skate for Free Inside Jaguar’s Giant Snow Globe at the High Line Today

PHOTOS: Ice Skate for Free Inside Jaguar’s Giant Snow Globe at the High Line Today

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Gorgeous Plans for the High Line’s Third Section Finally Revealed!

Gorgeous Plans for the High Line’s Third Section Finally Revealed!

The High Line’s final section will follow the rails from West 30th Street to West 34th street and jut out from 10th to 12th avenue. The current plan is to weave the green pathway around the proposed skyscrapers, creating a new and vibrant neighborhood not

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High Line Gets $5 Million from New York City

High Line Gets $5 Million from New York City

The City of New York has agreed to provide $5 million in cash for the High Line Park, which is scheduled to begin construction on the third (and final) half mile section in the near future.

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Final Section of the High Line On Track for 2014

Final Section of the High Line On Track for 2014

The final .58-mile portion of The High Line Park was donated by CSX in early July, 2012 under the Federal Rails-to-Trails program, a D.C. non-profit that specializes in turning old train tracks to parks.

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Mayor Bloomberg Cuts Ribbon on the High Line’s Newly Renamed Tiffany & Co. Foundation Overlook

Mayor Bloomberg Cuts Ribbon on the High Line’s Newly Renamed Tiffany & Co. Foundation Overlook

Without the Tiffany & Co Foundation, there might not have been a High Line park. The foundation has been instrumental in helping Friends of the High Line raise the necessary funds not only to refurbish the original rail line but also to maintain it. In

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HOMU: Homeless Museum of Art on the High Line is the World’s Smallest Gallery

HOMU: Homeless Museum of Art on the High Line is the World’s Smallest Gallery

Photo via HOMU by Daniel Isengart

New York based artist Filip Noteradaeme’s Homeless Museum of Art has been popping up around the city for the last ten years, and now it can be found on the High Line. The “world’s smallest museum” consists of Noteradaeme, a booth and a small collection of objects. High Line visitors interested in the bizarre mobile art gallery can meet Noteradaeme and engage with the HoMu near the 23rd Street Lawn through July.

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Interactive Project Runway Billboard on the High Line Will Tell You If Your Outfit is Haute or Not

Interactive Project Runway Billboard on the High Line Will Tell You If Your Outfit is Haute or Not

Fashion reality show Project Runway will be taking over Chelsea’s High Line park this summer by turning it into a giant catwalk complete with a billboard that tells you if your outfit is haute or not. Part advertising, part interactive art installation,

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Green Carceri is a Chameleon-Like Extension of the High Line Park That Changes Color With the Heat

Green Carceri is a Chameleon-Like Extension of the High Line Park That Changes Color With the Heat

The main objective of this unusual design is to create an extension of the public space around the High Line, with particular attention given to all things green. The green roof provides insulation and captures rainwater runoff that is used for irrigation

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Disagreement as Queens Tries for a High Line Park of Its Own

Disagreement as Queens Tries for a High Line Park of Its Own

As you can imagine, we were extremely excited last year to find out that Queens might be getting a High Line-esque park of its own, but as of now, the project is causing a lot of disagreement. Friends of the QueensWay is the neighborhood group that wants

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NYC Plan to Suck Manhattan Garbage Through Vacuum-Powered Trash Tubes May Not Be a “Pipe” Dream

NYC Plan to Suck Manhattan Garbage Through Vacuum-Powered Trash Tubes May Not Be a “Pipe” Dream

In the popular cartoon Futurama, a maze of vacuum-powered suction tubes is used to transport people around the city of New New York – but did you know that a similar system is currently in use under Roosevelt Island in present-day NYC? OK, so it’s far less

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The Delancey Underground’s LowLine Wins Support from Community Board 3

The Delancey Underground’s LowLine Wins Support from Community Board 3

Great news for LowLine fans – this week, The Delancey Underground won the support of Manhattan’s Community Board 3, bringing the underground park even closer to coming to fruition. The plan to transform an abandoned underground trolley terminal under Delancey

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Gas Explosion Under the High Line Park Leaves 2 People Injured

Gas Explosion Under the High Line Park Leaves 2 People Injured

A gas explosion rocked an area underneath the High Line this morning, injuring two people. The blast occurred when a crew of construction workers tried to remove a gas tank from a former gas station at W. 14th St. and 10th Ave. The workers were rushed to Bellevue

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The High Line Zoo is a Glow-in-the-Dark Animal Menagerie Along the Elevated Park

The High Line Zoo is a Glow-in-the-Dark Animal Menagerie Along the Elevated Park

What is going on here? We don’t even know.

The High Line Zoo is located atop a previously barren rooftop along the High Line, and consists of flat (but still ferocious) lions, elephants and monkeys. While the animals are a pristine white during the day,

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High Line Area Resident Hangs Condescending Tourist-Scolding Posters Around Chelsea

High Line Area Resident Hangs Condescending Tourist-Scolding Posters Around Chelsea

Last week, a disgruntled Chelsea resident posted fliers along the High Line Park begging tourists who visit the area to check their manners. The posters, most of which were torn down by other Chelsea residents, complained about visitors “trampling” and

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