30 Dec '13, 4pm

Beautiful illustration of the 3 phases of the High Line in NYC via @greenroofs @highlinenyc

The first phase of the High Line (from Gansevort to 20th Street) opened in June, 2009, and is about 0.5 mile (0.83 km) long. The second phase (from 20th Street to 30th Street) of about the same length opened in June, 2011 so that the total length is now 1 mile (1.65 km). Final planning and construction for a third and final phase, which will link the High Line to the development of the rail yards and the convention center on the west side of Manhattan, is under way, and is scheduled to open in 2014. The total estimated cost of all three phases is $172 million with the third phase at $90 million; and the length of the entire route will be 1.45 miles (2.33 km). [2] The most dynamic section of the first phase of the High Line slices through the Chelsea neighborhood at an angle, purposely bringing visitors to the edge of the trestle platform, which varies considerably in width...

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