When the High Line opened as a new linear public park in the lower west side of Manhattan in 2009, it was an instant success with New Yorkers and tourists alike. The reimagined elevated railway also sparked numerous other brainstorming sessions across the country and across the world about how to adapt aging infrastructure to contemporary society. Now, a former underground trolley terminal in Manhattan’s lower east side is being reborn as an underground park to be illuminated using innovative solar technology.
The ‘World’s First Underground Park’ Is One Step Closer to Becoming Real
By Sabrina Santos
Huffington Post (originally posted on ArchDaily)
July 27, 2016