Discovering the World, Moment to Moment — Meatpacking District
Episode 12: Shopping Olympics
Floyd Leon Fuller Janet Samuels Photographs Jeffrey NY Manhattan Meatpacking District New York The High Line The Standard Hotel
A New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola and had just visited the High Line. So in a moment of perversity, that is exactly where we decided to go. With another playdate set with Janet and Steve, our plan was to see the newly completed High Line in it's entirety. It begins at Gansevoort Street in Manhattan's Meatpacking District, and now ends at 34th Street. The High Line, if you've haven't been, is one of the most exceptional and unconventional places ever conceived. It was inspired by a similar project in Paris, the Promenade Plantée. A high rise park along the Hudson River,...