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theartsdesk in New York: A Rooftop Ramble in the High Line Park | reviews, news & interviews

theartsdesk in New York: A Rooftop Ramble in the High Line Park

theartsdesk in New York: A Rooftop Ramble in the High Line Park

A sophisticated artistic retreat in the heart of the city

'A dramatic statement, 25ft off the ground': High Line Park in ManhattanAll photographs © Will Robson-Scott

The High Line Park on the far west side of Manhattan, built on an old elevated train track, is a unique combination of everything New Yorkers love - fabulous views, a piece of history, a traffic-free zone (no dogs, skateboards or bicycles), unusual plantings, and the chance to gawp at people and real estate. And with the recent opening of its second section, there’s even more space to see and be seen in.

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