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.
[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.
“…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.
this piece of public art was shown in september and oktober 2011 outside the standard hotel. here’s some information i found on the high line website : “… designer, painter, and sculptor KAWS is known for his iconic characters that appear as the subjects of paintings, vinyl toys, and larger-than-life sculptures. His sculpture, companion (passing through) recently found … More kaws. companion. the standard. the high line.