It took 3 years to transform the Avenue of Death into the Alley of Life. Well, okay, 3 years and $50 million. Regardless, the creators of the High Line Park deserve a round of applause.
In New York City we are tiny creatures surrounded by a mountainous jungle of glass and concrete. The streets and avenues of Manhattan leave little space for real greens. Chelsea is a particularly industrial and gloomy area… Well, it was before the rough old railroad was redesigned into a modern, delightful park. Continue reading