Post pobrano z: The High Line Opens!

photo by Iwan Baan

It looks like the urban park of our dreams is officially open to the public:

Just moments ago, we stood with Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Quinn, Borough President Stringer, Congressman Nadler, and other leaders and supporters and cut the ribbon on the High Line, officially opening the first section to the public. This historic day is the culmination of ten years of advocacy, planning and construction, and we’re so grateful to everyone who has helped make this opening possible. read more…

It’s truly inspiring to see such an undertaking actually come to fruition, from the unveiling of the design and those gorgeous early renderings by DS+R and Field Operations through all the planting/building (I’ve been following this religiously over the past year or so) by Friends of the High Line up to today with Section 1 being open, it’s definitely something for the city to be immensely proud of. I for one will be heading to NYC as soon as possible to check it out, and can’t wait to see how it evolves.
via High Line Blog

photo by Barry Munger