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Friends of the High Line

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Edward Norton via Crowdrise
May 28, 2010

Go take a walk on the Highline. It will inspire you and then please give them some $ so they can keep it going. thanks  See more
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THE STORY:

This is an amazing project. The High Line is a freight rail track built in the 1930's that had been out of service since 1980. It had filled in with grasses and trees and wildflowers. I used to have beers with friends on our roof down near Gansevoort and we looked down on it and wondered what the hell it was and how it had gotten left alone for so long. It was going to be torn down until two guys named Joshua David and Robert Hammond stepped in and started Friends of the High Line to save it.

I joined their Board early on and FHL has worked for the last 10 years to not only preserve this irreplaceable structure but turn it into a magical, one-of-a-kind park. The first section opened last spring and has already had over 2 million visitors.

We're still working to raise money for the renovation and landscaping of the 2nd half.

When all sections are complete, the High Line will be a mile-and-a-half-long, running through the West Side neighborhoods of the Meatpacking District, West Chelsea and Clinton/Hell's Kitchen. It's truly one of the best examples of urban reclamation and redevelopment I've ever seen in a major city. It's beautiful and it was pulled off by regular people who got together behind a good idea.

Come visit it and if you like it, kick in a little something so that FHL can complete it and manage it for years to come.

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I used to live in New York. It was only for six month but I really got to love the city. We went there as our honeymoon too. I'd love to visit again or hopefully live in New York someday... 7 years ago