Take the High Line! Check Out Manhattan's Newest Park

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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