Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The High Line, Manhattan

Now you can ride a bike along the Hudson River almost the length of Manhattan through what used to be an industrial wasteland.


Right next to the bike path you can take a break on the river itself.


Downtown get off at 14th street and head west for a few blocks. When you see this weird building around 10th Ave and 13th st...

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...park your bike and look for steps up to what had been an abandoned elevated railroad track. Now it's an elevated art/park that stretches for a half mile (so far) called The High Line. Here you can look at the art, look at the city and learn to think like a New Yorker about parking.




Who knew that you could turn a rusted old hulk, a familiar eyesore for decades, into a garden spot?

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