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The High Line | New York

02.01.2012 | Architecture, Video
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Ten years in the making, a green space transforms an old railroad trestle.
The High Line is a public park built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side.



Narrated by Ethan Hawke. This video is a concise introduction to the history of the High Line, from the days of Death Avenue in the 1840s, to Friends of the High Line’s preservation efforts. Features historical imagery. Produced by Matt Wolf. Made possible by the Trust for Architectural Easements.

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