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

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

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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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

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.

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.

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).

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).

The High Line, Manhattan, NY.  One of my highlights from our honeymoon.  An elevated trainline built in the 1930's then shut down in 1980, has been turned into a beautiful public space.  You must visit if you are ever in Manhattan.

The High Line, Manhattan, NY. One of my highlights from our honeymoon. An elevated trainline built in the 1930's then shut down in 1980, has been turned into a beautiful public space. You must visit if you are ever in Manhattan.

The High Line is a public park built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side.

The High Line is a public park built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan’s West Side.

I've always wanted to see this in person. Old Rail High Lines converted to parks in New York City.

The High Line, New York

I've always wanted to see this in person. Old Rail High Lines converted to parks in New York City.

The High Line in New York - would love to see but adding to an overcrowded attraction doesn't appeal.

The High Line in New York - would love to see but adding to an overcrowded attraction doesn't appeal.

The third and final phase of New York City's High Line opened to the public in September 2014. Click image for link to full profile and visit the slowottawa.ca boards >> https://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa/

The third and final phase of New York City's High Line opened to the public in September 2014. Click image for link to full profile and visit the slowottawa.ca boards >> https://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa/

NYC. Take a walk along The High Line. // 1.45-mile-long elevated rail structure Runs from Gansevoort St to West 34th St.

NYC. Take a walk along The High Line. // 1.45-mile-long elevated rail structure Runs from Gansevoort St to West 34th St.

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