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…

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New Jersey is Fighting for Its Own High Line-Style Rail Park

New Jersey is Fighting for Its Own High Line-Style Rail Park

Manhattan’s High Line has been such a success that now New Jersey is hankering to have their own elevated park. The proposed site of the green space would be at the Harsimus Stem…

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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…

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Axis Mundi Re-Imagines A Concrete Lace Network for the Whitney Downtown Museum

Axis Mundi Re-Imagines A Concrete Lace Network for the Whitney Downtown Museum

Axis Mundi apparently didn't like Renzo Piano's design for the Whitney Downtown museum and decided to come up with their own. The design takes inspiration from the original Whitney and…

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Let There Be Light: Low Line Exhibit Now Open at Mark Miller Gallery in the Lower East Side

Let There Be Light: Low Line Exhibit Now Open at Mark Miller Gallery in the Lower East Side

A few years ago, when Ramsey of Raad Studio learned about a huge, unused space below Delancey Street, he began thinking of how to create what could potentially be deemed the world's…

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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…

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Governor Cuomo Considers Transforming Tappan Zee Bridge Into a Pedestrian Park

Governor Cuomo Considers Transforming Tappan Zee Bridge Into a Pedestrian Park

The idea to turn the ill-fated Tappan Zee Bridge into a pedestrian walkway is finally crossing the desk of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. The bridge, which connects Rockland and Westchester,…

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Chinatown's Mini High Line to Be Designed by Renowned Artist Xu Bing

Chinatown's Mini High Line to Be Designed by Renowned Artist Xu Bing

More photos at DNAinfo It was almost a year ago to date when the Department of Transportation set its eye on an unused triangular plot of land in Chinatown and envisioned the city's…

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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…

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A Mini High Line is Envisioned in Queens

A Mini High Line is Envisioned in Queens

A group of park activists and city board members are hard at work on bringing the concept of the High Line to Queens. The group recently met with representatives from the city about a…

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High Line Stakeholders Pledge to Complete the Park's Final Section at the West Side Rail Yards

High Line Stakeholders Pledge to Complete the Park's Final Section at the West Side Rail Yards

Mayor Bloomberg announced yesterday morning that all High Line stakeholders have come to an agreement to extend the High Line all the way up to the West Side Rail Yard at 34th street,…

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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…

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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…

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Could the Tappan Zee Bridge Become the Next High Line?

Could the Tappan Zee Bridge Become the Next High Line?

The Tappan Zee Bridge in upstate New York has just been fast-tracked by President Obama for demolition and replacement. While bulldozers are firing up, some local officials are pleading…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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High Line Structural Engineering: Elevating the Design of New York's Preserved Rail

High Line Structural Engineering: Elevating the Design of New York's Preserved Rail

Robert Silman Associates were in charge of stabilization, repairs and other engineering services for the original structure, including a survey of the High Line's existing condition…

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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…

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Phase 2 of the New York City High Line Now Under Construction

Phase 2 of the New York City High Line Now Under Construction

At the northern terminus of Section 2, construction crews recently hoisted a 15-by-35-foot steel frame into place. The frame is a key component of the Viewing Platform, an area where…

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New York's Chinatown Set to Get Its Own Mini High Line Park

New York's Chinatown Set to Get Its Own Mini High Line Park

An unused gravel lot at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge is poised to become the New York's next High Line Park, albeit a much smaller version.

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