The High Line was an elevated rail line that delivered freight to the West Side of Manhattan. Many things made it obsolete. But instead of tearing it down and making something new, it was converted into a park. Not like Central Park, or any old playground park, but a friggen work of art.
An Elevated Garden
|Can you find the bees?|
With views like this.
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And Billboards like this. The first below is art. The second is an ad.
The property owners around the High Line pay a little extra in taxes so it can exist.
I don't think they are going to complain.
|Both kids on one trip! This one I woulda gone back twice.|