High Line

February 10, 2012, 9am PST
In a lengthy interview with ASLA's blog, <em>The Dirt</em>, Robert Hammond, Co-Founder of the High Line, details the birth, life, and lessons of the phenomenally successful park.
THE DIRT
February 9, 2012, 5am PST
Michael Kimmelman, newish architecture critic for <em>The New York Times</em>, adds his two cents to the decades old discussion of how to improve Penn Station. His solution starts with moving Madison Square Garden.
The New York Times
February 8, 2012, 9am PST
Mark Hough laments the chronic, debilitating inferiority complex afflicting Landscape Architects and the crutch that Frederick Law Olmsted provides.
THE DIRT
February 6, 2012, 9am PST
Erik Piepenburg speak with Friends of the High Line co-founder Robert Hammond about the celebrated park's connections to gay culture in New York City.
The New York Times
December 30, 2011, 1pm PST
Curbed offers its eclectic selection of the most deserving people, places and things in the real estate architecture, and neighborhood universes of New York City.
Curbed
December 25, 2011, 7am PST
Archinect's John Cary compiles a comprehensive list of most forward-thinking designs in 2011 that have impacted people's lives, and the way they interact with the built environment.
Archinect
September 4, 2011, 9am PDT
The two founders of New York's famous High Line give NPR an exclusive tour of the park and provide the inside scoop on the creation of the park.
NPR:All Things Considered
August 30, 2011, 12pm PDT
Community organizers in Philadelphia are leading an effort to convert a disused elevated railway into a park.
The Philadelphia Daily News
August 9, 2011, 2pm PDT
Cities across the country are breathing new life into abandoned and disused inner city rail lines.
The New York Times
June 29, 2011, 2pm PDT
The Wall Street Journal profiles New York City Planning Director Amanda Burden, focusing on the populist projects her department has been successful in building in recent years.
The Wall Street Journal
June 13, 2011, 7am PDT
Manhattan's High Line is a new model for reclaiming underused spaces and turning them into successful public spaces. Phase 2 of the ambitious park opened yesterday to much fanfare.
ASLA's The Dirt blog
June 10, 2011, 5am PDT
Just before the second phase of New York City's High Line park opened this week, <em>Bloomberg</em> architecture critic James S. Russell toured the new addition with its architect and landscape architect.
Bloomberg
March 15, 2011, 2pm PDT
The Lake View neighborhood in Chicago will unveil a new master plan for a completely redesigned community, including a "Low Line" park walkway.
WLS
December 21, 2010, 10am PST
The next section of New York City's elevated linear park known as the High Line is expected to open next spring. <em>The New York Times</em> offers a preview.
The New York Times
December 16, 2010, 8am PST
A proposal to redevelop an abandoned rail embankment in Jersey City has pitted preservationists and smart growth proponents against each other.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 12, 2010, 8am PST
A proposal for a "High Line"-like park in Jersey City has some locals deeply concerned about the project's large price tag.
The New York Times
October 9, 2010, 7am PDT
<em>The New Republic</em> offers a look and review of some of the nation's best new urban parks.
The New Republic
August 2, 2010, 12pm PDT
Seeking to replicate the success of the High Line linear park in New York City, some are suggesting the creation of a linear small business market beneath a segment of Metro tracks in Harlem.
Crain's Business New York
July 2, 2010, 6am PDT
A new linear park project near L.A.'s port seeks to ride the success of New York City's High Line park.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 27, 2010, 10am PDT
Columnist Roger K. Lewis says Washington D.C. has a lot to learn from New York City in terms of reusing old and outdated infrastructure.
The Washington Post