Posts Tagged ‘High Line’

Local Architect Has ‘Vine Line’ Vision for West Side Highway

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

By Shannon Ayala Laurence Tamaccio lives near the West Side Highway, the part that exposes its aged, rusty underbelly and concrete legs, held high above Riverside Park South. In his view, it’s an eyesore—and he wants to cover it with vines and waterfalls. “Seeing it on a daily basis, it started to sort of wear [&hellip
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‘Nabe Chatter

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

NeighborhoodChatter Locals ‘Reclaim’ Hudson River Park After Rape Speaker Christine Quinn, Council Member Margaret Chin, other officials and downtown residents walked through Hudson River Park at 7:30 a.m. on Monday this week, to “reclaim” the streets after the brutal rape of a 21-year-old woman in the same park over the weekend. The incident, which marked the [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: 70 Pine Could Become Home to 1,000 Apts

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

NeighborhoodChatter 18-Foot Surrealist Man Lands at the High Line There’s a new work of art hitting the town this summer. An 18-foot, 1.6-ton German statue made of aluminum and enamel, appropriately named “Big Box Man,” has been parked in front of the Standard Hotel in the West Village right above the High Line, with plans to [&hellip
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Winter Workouts

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

By Shoshana Davis With the temperature falling, New Yorkers are beginning to exchange linen dresses for bulky winter coats, tank tops for sweaters and gladiator sandals for knee-high boots. And it’s not just our wardrobes that get altered as days get chillier—our exercise routines must be reinvented as well. It’s easy to come up with [&hellip
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