I wanted to visit Chicago since years but I had never enough time, or flights were too expensive or it just wasn’t the right season (I didn’t wanna go in late fall or winter … brrrr). But this year I found cheap flights from NYCs LaGuardia Airport to Chicago O’Hare for just $110 return! The … More USA. Three days in Chicago.
If you’ve been following this blog for a while you know that I’m a big fan of the High Line in New York – a 2,5 km long elevated park built on an abandoned freight rail line. But while the High Line might be the most popular elevated park, it wasn’t the first. The Promenade … More Paris. A walk along the Promenade Plantée – the original 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)
[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 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.