T H E  H I G H  L I N E 
(C)
Rick Darke 2005 and 2009
www.rickdarke.com

VISIT FRIENDS OF THE HIGH LINE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
http://www.thehighline.org/


"touchable links with larger concepts"  - John Stilgoe

The first images show the High Line pre-reconstruction.
Scroll down for new images at night on October 23 2009


walking The High Line before it was really quite ready for bare calves and high heels

an ecology lesson between the rails and ties

who says chives, native grasses, and dwarf bearded iris don't belong in the same ecological niche?

railecology: microhabitats fit to be tied

railecology

flannel plant growing unirrigated and unfertilized in the ballast 'gravel garden'

the cultural landscape 2005
 

nightfall along The High Line a few years ago, with Photoshop watercolor filtering

The images below were taken at night on October 23 2009, hand-held, in the rain, with a Canon 5D Mk11

view to Diane Von Fursterberg gallery

view of IAC building by Frank Gehry

Piet Oudolf's wildscape in the rain



looking north on Tenth Avenue from the High Line theater


The High Line access at 20th street