Three More Residential Towers Will Hug the High Line Park

Three More Residential Towers Will Hug the High Line Park

Initially, a plan for a mixed use hotel, residential and retail area designed by Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects was proposed for the site in 2009. The new Avinash K. Malhotra plan nixes the hotel, and brings a 14 story, 128 unit residence, a 25 story tower

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Waterfront New York City Theatre Would Feature an Elevated Park that Meets the High Line

Waterfront New York City Theatre Would Feature an Elevated Park that Meets the High Line

The New York City Theatre is meant to rival Broadway, but instead showcase smaller, independent productions, giving them a chance to shine. But in regards to the current economic situation, Vecchi and Ortolani designed a mixed-use complex, integrating residences,

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Jeff Koons Wants to Hang a 70-Foot-Long Train Over the High Line

Jeff Koons Wants to Hang a 70-Foot-Long Train Over the High Line

As the High Line Park designs become more complete and polished, new concepts are being introduced and reviewed for the design of the park’s gathering spaces and permanent art installations, with one big idea coming from art star Jeff Koons. In an attempt

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Designs Unveiled for the Final Section of the High Line!

Designs Unveiled for the Final Section of the High Line!

The newly revealed renderings show the architects’ initial visions for the final section of the High Line, but the details are not finalized The third section’s total cost will be about $90 million (which comes from donors, not the city’s pockets), and it

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LEED Platinum Office Building by Cook + Fox Architects to Rise Beside the High Line

LEED Platinum Office Building by Cook + Fox Architects to Rise Beside the High Line

The lot once slated for a Jay-Z-owned hotel along side the High Line will soon be home to a LEED Platinum office building.  Designed by Cook + Fox, the nine story tower will be developed by the Albanese Organization. The building will feature ample terraces,

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POLL: Should Section 3 of the High Line Be a Kid-Friendly Playground?

POLL: Should Section 3 of the High Line Be a Kid-Friendly Playground?

All of New York is anxiously awaiting the third installment of the High Line to open (especially with the current unseasonably beautiful weather), and it looks like everyone has an idea of what the new design should include. The Friends of the High Line, a

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The Standard Hotel Ice Skating Rink Opens Below the High Line!

The Standard Hotel Ice Skating Rink Opens Below the High Line!

It may be a balmy 65 degrees today (hello, climate change), but it’s the week after Thanksgiving and that means only one thing: it’s time to get in the holiday spirit! What better way to start rolling in the holiday cheer than with a little ice skating? The

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Paint a Pumpkin on the High Line with Fulton Youth of the Future!

Paint a Pumpkin on the High Line with Fulton Youth of the Future!

With paints provided, kids had the opportunity to decorate their pumpkin on site or take it home to carve later. There were a range of sizes to choose from with the smallest costing $1 and the biggest priced at $10. The session ran from noon to 4pm but after

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Head to the High Line for Fall Festivities & a Haunted Halloween!

Head to the High Line for Fall Festivities & a Haunted Halloween!

The spooky season is upon us and where better to spend these cool fall days than on the High Line! The famed and favorite walkway is celebrating Halloween by hosting a slew of great events for all ages in the next coming weeks. From pumpkin picking to haunted

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Last Chance to Go Skating at the High Line Retro Roller Rink!

Last Chance to Go Skating at the High Line Retro Roller Rink!

Designed by HWKN in partnership with the architects and landscape architects behind the High Line itself, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and James Corner Field Operations, the retro roller rink makes great use of the empty lot at 30th St., filling it with energy,

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NYC Landmarks Commission Green Lights Twisty Tower Near the High Line

NYC Landmarks Commission Green Lights Twisty Tower Near the High Line

Located just east of the High Line and across from the Standard Hotel, the floor to ceiling windows of 837 Washington will soon rival the hotel’s famous, coveted views. Because the warehouse is part of a historic district, it took almost a year for the building

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Retro Roller Rink Opens at the High Line’s Lot TODAY!

Retro Roller Rink Opens at the High Line’s Lot TODAY!

We’re still mourning over Rainbow City’s good-bye, but there’s still reason to be excited! Opening TODAY is the brand new roller rink designed by HWKN in partnership with the High Line masters themselves, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and James Corner Field Operations! Located

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Today is the LAST DAY to Visit the Wacky Rainbow City Wonderland at the High Line

Today is the LAST DAY to Visit the Wacky Rainbow City Wonderland at the High Line

The happy city below the High Line features oversized brightly color sculptures that look like something out of Mario Brothers or Rainbow Brite. FriendsWithYou wants visitors to interact with the different pieces, putting the experience of the wonderland in

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

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

Like much of New York’s population, the Inhabitat team has been eagerly awaiting the opening of section two of the High Line for months. Whether peeking through the fencing at the first section’s 20th Street park terminus, or following The Friends of the High

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Grand Opening of Section 2 of the High Line

Grand Opening of Section 2 of the High Line

Finally, the moment you’ve all been waiting for! The most highly anticipated event this summer is happening next week so make sure you don’t miss out — Section 2 of High Line Park will finally open Wednesday, June 8! Construction crews are all ready finishing

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The Big Picture: The High Line Bike Tour

The Big Picture: The High Line Bike Tour

Finally an opportunity to ride your bicycle along the premiere elevated urban park in New York City and discover the history of this amazing and innovative urban design project. Architectural Historian Matt Postal leads a 5-mile bike tour along the original

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Neil Denari’s HL23 Luxury Building Set to Open With Section 2 of the High Line

Neil Denari’s HL23 Luxury Building Set to Open With Section 2 of the High Line

The opening of green luxury building HL23, designed by Neil Denari Architects, will coincide with the opening of Section 2 of the High Line.

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The High Line

The High Line

A unique and beautifully designed park, The High Line is an elevated green space created on a former freight railroad line on Manhattan’s lower west side. For 50 years, the line was used by freight trains, but it fell out of use and into disrepair in the 1980s.

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NYC’s new Whitney Museum opens today

NYC’s new Whitney Museum opens today

Adam D. Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown, Whitney Museum of American Art, whitney museum, new whitney museum, yuji agematsu,

Adam D. Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum
of American Ar

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6 wonderful places to see spring bloom in NYC

6 wonderful places to see spring bloom in NYC

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Arguably our favorite garden in the city, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an ideal place to see the first signs of spring in New York City. Bright yellow buds on the Asiatic dogwood trees, fragrant white magnolias, and dainty daffodils

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NYC’s High Line Park So Popular That Creators Plan a High-Speed Tram to Move Pedestrians

NYC’s High Line Park So Popular That Creators Plan a High-Speed Tram to Move Pedestrians

Jeff Koons may want to hang a train over the High Line, but the park’s creators, Friends of the High Line, have decided to put a train back on the High Line in order to keep up with the park’s extreme popularity. Because of the park’s growing crowds every

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HOW TO: Make a Teeny Tiny Edible High Line Centerpiece for Thanksgiving

HOW TO: Make a Teeny Tiny Edible High Line Centerpiece for Thanksgiving

MATERIALS:
- 5 plastic sushi takeout containers
- 12 pairs of wooden chopsticks
- black paint
- black paper
- a fork
- foil
- glue
- a knife
- A spatula or spoon
- FOOD! You can get pretty creative here and substitute whatever you like but here is

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A High Line-style park may be coming to the JetBlue terminal at JFK

A High Line-style park may be coming to the JetBlue terminal at JFK

Tourists who missed the High Line while staying in NYC may soon be able to get a last-minute taste of the popular park right if JetBlue gets its way. The airline is hoping to create a snippet of the famous elevated park on top of its forthcoming international

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Tiny Forest in a Suitcase Pops Up at Grand Central Station

Tiny Forest in a Suitcase Pops Up at Grand Central Station

Gifford’s Forest is part of Kathleen Vance’s “Traveling Landscapes” series of nature vignettes enclosed in travel-worn suitcases.

Ten New York City artists donated works for the “Art for Trees” exhibit, and all of the pieces are currently for sale with

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Archtober: 31 Can’t-Miss Design and Architecture Events to Check Out This Month in NYC

Archtober: 31 Can’t-Miss Design and Architecture Events to Check Out This Month in NYC

Wednesday, October 1: Building of the Day: The Public Theater at Astor Place, 12:00pm

Tour this important New York City landmark and learn about Ennead Architects’ ongoing redesign and restoration. Register here.

Thursday, October 2: Josep Gomez

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