The High Line, a linear park built on top of a derelict elevated railway on Manhattan's west has been in the planning stages for some time. The first section has just opened.
Left: All along the route at street level on the supports for the railroad tracks that have been transformed into the park the signage indicates the nearest location to enter. Right: The south entrance of the park at Washington & Gansevoort Streets, which is where The Highline is encouraging people to enter right now as the other entrances are a bit smaller and there is a lot of foot traffic going through the area.
all photos in this slideshow: Matthew McDermott