The High Line

Rendering of 11th Street Bridge Park in Washington, D.C. on old bridge across Anacostia River.

DC Park Aims for Equitable Development

Project leaders working on the 11th Street Bridge Park hope to prevent displacement of residents and bring economic and social benefits to the surrounding community.

November 14, 2023 - Fast Company

Tokyo Expressway

Tokyo Expressway to Become a Linear Park

A major expressway in Ginza will be converted to a park similar to New York City's High Line.

April 15, 2021 - Japan Property Central

Esplanade at Battery Park

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March 7, 2021 - Urbanize New York

Standard Hotel

The All-New High Line

With travel restrictions requiring quarantines for many out-of-state visitors to New York City, the normal hordes of tourists on New York's High Line will be absent for months to come.

July 3, 2020 - The Washington Post

High Line with Denari

'The New Urban Crisis' and the High Line

A PBS NewsHour two-fer: an interview of urbanologist Richard Florida conducted in a walking tour of New York's famed High Line in the gentrifying West Chelsea neighborhood, a fitting backdrop for his new book, "The New Urban Crisis."

June 5, 2017 - PBS NewsHour

Brooklyn Bridge

Learning from New York

"Manhattanization," a pejorative term coined in San Francisco half a century ago by opponents of tall buildings, needs to be rethought, writes San Francisco Chronicle's Native Son columnist, Carl Nolte, upon return from a weekend trip to New York.

June 1, 2017 - San Francisco Chronicle

A Hidden Cost of the Second Avenue Subway—for Renters

Along with commute time reductions, expect significant rent increases resulting in some displacement of current residents around the three new Second Avenue Subway stations, according to a new report.

January 4, 2017 - The New York Times - N.Y. / Region

High Line

The Urban Landscape Rock Star

Continuing to heap praise onto James Corner and his firm, Field Operations, may seem like an exercise in redundancy at this point. But there is little doubt that all of the attention is good for landscape architects—and for cities.

July 6, 2015 - Mark Hough

The 606

Meet the 606: Chicago's New Elevated Bikeway and Park

Following in the footsteps of the High Line in New York City, Chicago opened a 2.7-mile elevated park, which has already been extremely popular in its first week. Here we round up the initial reactions to The 606, as the new park is called.

June 12, 2015 - The Architect's Newspaper

High Line park NYC - Manhattan - New York City

The High Line as Symbol of 'Severe Economic Inequality'

A recent article in Salon cites the High Line as perhaps the most conspicuous example of how municipal governments are subsidizing wealthy corporate or private interests while many citizens continue to suffer low wages and benefits.

April 14, 2014 - Salon

Here's to the Visionaries

As the president and co-founder of Friends of the High Line prepares to leave the park he helped to create, it is a good time to consider the legacy of what is now one of the most famous contemporary landscapes in the world.

December 8, 2013 - Mark Hough

Process, Rather Than Product, Distinguishes Chicago's 'High Line'

According to Kate Dries, it's not the design that sets apart the plans for Bloomingdale Trail, Chicago's elevated railway to park conversion. The way the project has evolved sets it apart from its east coast cousin and prior efforts.

October 1, 2012 - WBEZ

Developers and Landlords "Don't Know What's Best For Them"

While the article is headlined "We Need More Zoning," the body is more about the need to plan public spaces well before architects and developers come in to guide their projects for the public good.

December 7, 2011 - The New York Observer

The High Line Memorialized in Print

Alexandra Lange reviews a new book documenting the creation of The High Line, finding it "chatty and accessible" and filled with beautiful photographs but low on new revelations for those who have been following the project.

November 2, 2011 - Design Observer

How New Yorkers Saved Their Public Spaces

Laura Vanderkam tells of a not-too-distant past where New York's parks and public places were in disarray, and it took public-private partnerships to bring them back to their former glory (and maybe better).

August 22, 2011 - City Journal

Hot "High Line" Firm Designing Small Park in Santa Monica

With no "rusting relic" like The High Line's trestle to hang the design on, will James Corner Field Operations create a memorable public park for Santa Monica's coastline?

August 9, 2011 - The Los Angeles Times

Touring the New High Line

Architect Magazine tours Phase 2 of the much-discussed High Line Park, a former elevated train track that has become a popular public space. NYC Planning Director Amanda Burden makes an appearance.

August 1, 2011 - Architect Magazine

The Pied Piper of Parks

That's how Inga Saffron describes New York's High Line, the unique park built into unused infrastructure that has cities clamoring for their own version. Philadelphia might get one too, on the Reading Viaduct.

June 24, 2011 - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Bloomberg Credits High Line with $2b in Development

New York's High Line park isn't just a nice place for a stroll. Mayor Bloomberg credits the line with creating over 12,000 new jobs and $2 billion in private development.

June 6, 2011 - The New York Times

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