High Line at the Rail Yards – Final Phase Concept | By James Corner Field Operations & Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Good architecture gives individual shelter, grants family a sense of belonging, and provides organization an identity. Great architecture, however, is transformative not just to individuals, families, or organizations, but to an entire community. The High Line, an elevated park along the western edge Manhattan is such architecture.
With actress Susan Sarandon, members of Gotham Girls Roller Derby, professional from Central Park Dance Skaters Association and other notable guests on site, Japanese retail giant UNIQLO opened its HIGH LINE RINK this morning. A temporary recreational space designed by architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the … READ MORE
Visitors to New York City this summer will have another reason to visit the High Line Park during their stay. Already a notable example of urban renewal, the High Line will offer a somewhat unconventional amenity starting next week, the HIGH LINE RINK. An outdoor roller-skate rink … READ MORE