During the Vernal Equinox we had summer weather that was breathtaking and perfect for a hike along the High Line. Taking some out of town guests we set out to find the line that allows you to hike above the city.

From The High Line website:
The High Line was built in the 1930s, as part of a massive public-private infrastructure project called the West Side Improvement. It lifted freight traffic 30 feet in the air, removing dangerous trains from the streets of Manhattan’s largest industrial district. No trains have run on the High Line since 1980. Friends of the High Line, a community-based non-profit group, formed in 1999 when the historic structure was under threat of demolition. Friends of the High Line works in partnership with the City of New York to preserve and maintain the structure as an elevated public park.

I’m simply going to share the photos with you from our walk.

Here's the beginning of the High Line on the southern end, near Gansevoort and Washington streets.

Looking out on the Hudson River

Light peeking through...

Ampitheatre where you can sit and watch the street below.

Amazing and elaborate birdhouse about halfway through the walk.

Volunteers working the path.

End of the line at the northern end, 30th street and 10 Avenue