“I’d love to see a locomotive up there,” Chelsea resident Grant Anderson said before a packed auditorium at P.S. 11 last night. His proposal for the third and final section of the High Line, encircling the Hudson Yards, was met with a burst of spontaneous applause.
Not only did it have the proper fanciful feel of the park that seems to float, as if by magic, above the hubbub of Manhattan, but it also had its antecedents. “One of the great things about the High Line is you still get a sense of history,” he continued. “Just imagine the feeling—looking up and seeing a train and boxcar down the street.” Read More