Tag Archives: High Line

Final NYC High Line Segment Opens

Via Gothamist: The High Line is finally done! The third and final phase of the elevated park was officially opened on Saturday at a ceremony held near its south end directly above West 31st Street. A long procession of colorfully-dressed volunteers, community members, and people otherwise associated with the High Line’s developmentā€”ranging from design firm employees to local LGBT groups …

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An Underground Park For NYC?

The BBC reports: For New Yorkers frustrated by the lack of space the tradition has long been to build upwards – but the city renowned for its skyscrapers is now looking to exploit spaces underground too. The Low Line is a proposed subterranean park the size of a football pitch that would be created on the site of a former …

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Just Your Standard Peep Show

The Meatpacking District’s fancy new Standard Hotel straddles the also fancy, also new High Line Park, whose visitors have been treated to numerous sex shows from the windows of the hotel, including a few porn shoots. The New York Post is outraged: Disgusted neighbors say they’ve seen men masturbating, professional porn films being shot and couples engaging in sex in …

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NYC High Line Opens June 15th

The long-anticipated opening of the High Line, an elevated freight rail line turned into park space along the west side of Manhattan, is scheduled for June 15th. However the city is limiting admittance to 1700 persons at a time. During peak periods, access to the facility would be limited to the southernmost entrance at Gansevoort Street and interested visitors would …

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