Javits Convention Center

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On the abandoned high line opens with the high line Park, New York City, an oasis of calm on the 9th of June opens a green oasis on the route of an old railway line. The tour through the newly built Park ten metres above sea level offers unusual views of the old, industrial West Manhattan. The high line Park is 2.3 miles through the neighborhoods of Meatpacking District and Chelsea, from Gansevoort Street to 20th Street. The section should be completed from the 20th to the 34th Street to the Javits Convention Center until the end of 2009. The high line railway was built from 1929 to 1934 over 22 blocks as a steely high viaduct. In the 1980s, trains on this route ran for the last time. Under the direction of landscape architects James corner Field operations and the architectural firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro began in April 2006, the construction and renovation work. It aimed to establish an unearthly Park that will serve as a place of peace and relaxation in the hectic New York City.

Gardeners planted the disused trackbed with Wild flowers, many lawns and dense bushes. Then benches and beds were built on some seats are movable on the partly still existing Rails and umfunktionierbar to a double bed. Visitors to the Park can linger between 14th and 15th streets on a two-story sun deck and enjoy the views over the Hudson River. Open the new high line Park, which is accessible via several stairways, is open daily from 7 am to 10 pm. The admission is free.

Patrons of around 160 million US dollar project are”the city of New York, as well as the non-profit initiative of friends of the high line, which since 1999 for the modification of the line engaged. More details on the high line Park at. General info about New York City also German german. We will send you a photo of the high line you on request. New: New York City photos can be downloaded press photos at.