After five nights in Brooklyn and two on the Bowery (the recap is here) I moved to the Chelsea International Youth Hostel. My single room with a shared bathroom (though you have a sink and a mirror in your room) cost me about $90 a might, which is a sweet deal for Manhattan. A breakfast … More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt II: 4 days in Chelsea.
the high line in new york is not only a park which is perfect for a long walk (in summer and winter), it also offers great food, amazing views and lots of public art. some of it comissioned and produced by high line art, some of it street art on buildings nearby, some of it permanent, some … More nyc. chelsea. art on and around the high line.
the chelsea grasslands leading from section 1 to section 2 the chelsea thicket the seating steps and the lawn at 23rd street the manhattan mini storage ads around the high line are always fun the views along the streets and avenues: one of the best features of being on an elevated park on the philip … More nyc. chelsea. a walk along the high line. section 2.
walking up to the high line and towards the standard hotel at the gansevort street entrance. the melt bakery cart (their ice cream sandwiches are delicious) under the standard hotel and the diane von furstenberg headquarters the view along west 14th street with yayoi kusama’s “yellow trees” building in the background the diller-von-furstenberg sundeck -named after it’s sponsors diane … More nyc. manhattan. chelsea. a walk along the high line. (section 1 / september 2012)
a red velvet cupcake from sprinkles at GreenAcre park. greenacre is a pocket park on 51st street between second and first avenues. sprinkles cupcakes‘ only nyc location is 780 lexington avenue between 60th and 61st streets. [i walked from sprnkles to greenacre park along park avenue to see the 9 sculptures by niki de saint … More nyc. favorite food & places.
[all pics show parts of section 2 and things around it. the high line amazes me. every time i find new things, views and details I didn’t notice before. until next time, my love.] part I of my winter walk is here, other high line posts are here, here and here.
[i can not get enough of this park. it’s as beautiful in winter as in summer] see my previous posts about the high line here, here and here. more information at thehighline.org
the second part of the high line is open to the public since june 2011 and streches from west 20th street to west 30th street, ending at the west side rail yards – the soon to be section 3 of the park. see my post about section 1 here and about the amazing views it … More nyc. the high line. section two.
an ad for manhtattan mini storage and sunshine over the hudson to see my previous post about the high line section 1 click here
“…The High Line is a public park built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side. It is owned by the City of New York, and maintained and operated by Friends of the High Line. Founded in 1999 by community residents, Friends of the High Line fought for the … More nyc. the high line. section one.