The High Line

Story Title: The High Line
Episode: Two
TX Date: 03rd September 2011
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane

Making his way through some of the world's most stunning garden locations, Trevor features the High Line in New York City.

Tips and Facts

  • The High Line is a public park built on a 1.45-mile-long elevated rail structure running from Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street on Manhattan's West Side.
  • The city of Paris successfully converted a similar rail viaduct into an elevated park called the Promenade Plantée.
  • The High Line was a freight rail line, in operation from 1934 to 1980. It carried meat to the meatpacking district, agricultural goods to the factories and warehouses of the industrial West Side, and mail to the Post Office.

Have you been to the High Line and have a great story, tell us about it!