New York City is famous for many things – Radio City Music Hall, the Statue of Liberty and, for those in the know, the High Line. This last is an above-ground park on the city’s West side that stretches from its original 14th to 20th Streets now extends to 30th Street.
New York City may be famous for the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center Memorial, but it is also home to one of the country’s most innovative public parks. The High Line, a 1 1/2-mile-long greenway, runs above ground on what used to be an elevated rail freight line.
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In a city where real estate for parks is virtually non-existent, something special and unique is being considered in New York City – a subterranean park filled with greenery and natural light.
As a former New Yorker , I know that the city’s underground teams with scores of never completed or abandoned trolley and subway tunnels. Most New Yorkers aren’t aware of these tunnels. But three entrepreneurs are teaming up to turn one that lies under the Lower East Side into an urban wonder.
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