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Adrienne Cortez is a landscape architect whose work explores themes of urban sustainability and the use of existing infrastructure as a framework for deploying green technologies. Last year she received a New York State Council on the Arts Independent Projects grant to pursue research on that quintessential urban summer pastime of playing in the rushing waters ………..
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Wendy Goodman in New York Magazine writes
Marianne Boesky’s terrace is inches from the most popular public space in New York. Landscape designer Paula Hayes made it private.
Image Source: New York Magazine Photo: Nikolas Koenig)
Read the full article at the SOURCE: New York Magazine – Great Room – Marianne Boesky’s Hidden Terrace, Inches From the High Line
Dr. Gerry Moore, director of science for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden answered questions from New York Times readers about the Flora of New York in a three part series.
Part 1: About New York’s Flora
Part 2: About New York’s Flora
Part 3: About New York’s Flora
SOURCE: New York Times
Standing on a newly renovated stretch of an elevated promenade that was once a railway line for delivering cattle — surrounded by advocates, elected officials and architects who made the transformation happen
SOURCE: After Years of Advocacy, Newly Renovated High Line Opens – NYTimes.com
James Corner Field Operations
Diller Scofidio + Renfro
For the full design team go to the Highline website
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Check out more photos of the Highline from i’mjustsayin’s photostream on flickr and the HIGH LINE flickr group
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“The media mogul Barry Diller and the fashion designer Diane Von Furstenberg have made a $10 million challenge grant to the High Line, the former elevated railway along the Hudson River that is being converted into a landscaped walkway. “I fell in love with the project, with the place,” Ms. Von Furstenberg said in a telephone interview. “It’s a beautiful green ribbon that will travel from Gansevoort to the Javits Center.”…..”
read the full article @ the SOURCE: NYTimes.com – $10 Million Gift for High Line Project
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