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The High Line is an elevated park converted from an old freight railroad that ran above the streets of New York City. The elevated railroad lifte… Read More
The High Line is an elevated park converted from an old freight railroad that ran above the streets of New York City. The elevated railroad lifted trains 30 feet in the air and removed the dangerous freight trains from the streets of Manhattan. The non-profit, Friends of the High Line, worked with mayor Michael Bloomberg and city council to reverse the decision to demolish the High Line and instead convert it into a public park, and also led the design process of the transformation. Read Less
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THE HIGH LINE
The High Line is an elevated park converted from an old freight railroad that ran above the streets of New York City. The elevated railroad lifted trains 30 feet in the air and removed the dangerous freight trains from the streets of Manhattan.

The non-profit, Friends of the High Line, worked with mayor Michael Bloomberg and city council to reverse the decision to demolish the High Line and instead convert it into a public park.

It's by far one of my favorite areas of the city.