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New York's secret skyline: Amazing aerial shots give rare glimpse of city's hidden rooftop world

The High Line, an elevated park in the sky built on top of the tracks of a disused railway, weaves its way through the city blocks

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Final stretch of New York's High Line complete

New York celebrates the opening of the High Line at the Rail Yards, the final section of the city’s elevated park, running through the Lower West Side

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The High Line, Chelsea Market + West Village

Awesome recommendations for our next NYC Trip. Including The High Line, Chelsea Market + West Village (NYC)

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Garden Marathon: Grow your own art movement

NYC, USA - such a nice peaceful place in such a busy city. Didn't take as long as I imagined to walk the full length of it

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The High Line in NYC guide

The High Line is an above ground park on an old railroad track that runs from 14th-34th Streets between 9th and 10th Avenues. I especially love it in the summertime when all the vendors are out.

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FOCAL POINT PATH WITH PLEACHED FAGUS SYLVATICA PURPUREA - COPPER BEECH. Arne Maynard design. Chelsea Flower Show 2012.

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lluminated benches on the High Line, NYC. Visit the slowottawa.ca baords >> http://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa/

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The High Line - New York Project Type: Park, Linear public Space Location: Manhattan West Side, Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street, New York City, United States Designer: James Corner Field Operations with Diller Scofidio + Renfro Size: 1.6 km long Cost: $152.3 million (Section 1 and 2) $86.2 million (Design and construction open area) Maps | Friends of the High Line

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The Second Phase Of NYC's High Line Is Even Better Than The First [Slideshow]

Highline Park, one of my favorite spots in New York. A park built on a former elevated metro line, where rails and path are integrated and planted, surrounded by Chelsea's architecture (get the New Yorker iPad app and listen to the Highline architecture audio tour).

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Passers by gather as aerialist perform across tight ropes in this project for an academy for tightrope walkers and aerial artist by University of Greenwich student Adam Shapland. "The intension" is, in the words of Shapland, "to address the notion that architecture should be activated and defined by the events that happen within, around and on it."

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