[Urban design] New York's high line park / city park in New York

[Urban design] New York's high line park

The High Line is an elevated freight rail line transformed into a public park on Manhattan’s West Side. It is owned by the City of New York, and maintained and operated by Friends of the High Line.

Founded in 1999 by community residents, Friends of the High Line fought for the High Line’s preservation and transformation at a time when the historic structure was under the threat of demolition. It is now the non-profit conservancy working with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation to make sure the High Line is maintained as an extraordinary public space for all people to enjoy.

Design by James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Courtesy of the City of New York

source : http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/the-high-line