High Line FAQs:


Q: Was a High Line inspired by the 3-mile-long Promenade plantée?

A: Yes, and a similar project in Paris completed in 1993.

Q: Was a High Line discussed?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a High Line split into two sides of different elevations?

A: Yes, the Diller-Von Furstenberg Water Feature, opened in 2010, is featured on the lower side, and a sundeck on the upper side.

Q: Was a High Line formed by Joshua David and Robert Hammond?

A: Yes, and residents of the neighborhood that the line ran through.

Q: Was a High Line solely responsible for raising funding for Phase 3?

A: Yes, and which is estimated to have cost roughly $35 million.

Q: Was a High Line disconnected from the rest of the national railroad system because it was expected that the High Line would be demolished?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a High Line held?

A: Yes, and followed by the opening of the third section of the High Line Park on September 21, and a procession down the High Line.

Q: Is a High Line tourists rather than locals?

A: Yes, and the tourists tend to be overwhelmingly white while the demographics of Chelsea contain significant minority communities, many of whom live in two large public housing developments.

Q: Is a High Line not easily replicable in other cities," observing that building a "cool park" requires a "framework" of neighborhoods around it in order to succee"?

A: Yes, and ot easily replicable in other cities," observing that building a "cool park" requires a "framework" of neighborhoods around it in order to succeed".

Q: Is a High Line maintained by Friends of the High Line?

A: Yes, and which was founded by area residents Joshua David and Robert Hammond in 1999.

Q: Is a High Line responsible for the daily operations and maintenance of the park?

A: Yes, and which amount to more than $5 million a year.