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The Life, Death, and Rebirth of New York City's High Line, in Photos

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credit: Author Unknown, 1934

New York's High Line—a former elevated railroad track, now an elevated park on the West Side of Manhattan—has a checkered history that began over 80 years ago.

Now, the life of the High Line has been captured for the first time ever in a book. High Line: The Inside Story on New York City’s Park in the Sky uses more than 200 photographs to outline the High Line's story from its days as a street-level track, through it's abandonment, and its eventual redevelopment. Ten of these photos are shown here.

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

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