Tina Frey Designs
Modern designs in resin metal paper textiles

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High Line Park

While in New York, I finally had an opportunity to visit High Line Park.
This urban park runs along Manhattan's West Side from Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking District to West 34th Street.  It is a highly unusual "park" since it is a lovely green oasis amidst the tall skyscrapers all around.  It is basically a re-purposed overpass built in the 1930's to lift dangerous freight trains off Manhattan's streets.  You can still see the remnants of the tracks in the ground along the park.  Here are some photos from my walk along this amazing space!



Perhaps you get the idea of the setting around this park.  It is very urban but there are green areas and places to sit and watch the world go by.  I particularly enjoyed the architecture of the buildings all around.  Here is what I saw...the shiny new buildings...









...and remnants of the old...