Final Phase of High Line at Rail Yards Features Lush Sheltered Outdoor Room

November 13, 2013

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New York City’s High Line park has just announced plans for the addition of The Spur, the bowl-shaped gateway to the park’s third and final phase, the High Line at the Rail Yards.

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Accessed through a circular structure lined with … Read More…

Los Angeles Parking Lot Becomes Urban Green Space

February 17, 2012

In the refrain from one her most famous songs, Big Yellow Taxi, Joni Mitchell sang:

Don’t it always seem to go
That you don’t know what you’ve got
Till it’s gone
They paved paradise
And put up a parking Read More…

Park Yourself by the Brooklyn Bridge

February 26, 2010

I’m looking forward to this spring, when a portion of the future 85-acre Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 is scheduled to open, followed by Pier 1 scheduled to open this winter, with the entire project expected to be completed Read More…

Modern Urban Garden Tools for Gardeners on the Go

February 22, 2010

A gardener’s gotta go when a gardener’s gotta go…garden.

Functional and compact, these aesthetically conceived contemporary gardening tools, designed for American agri-industry brand John Deere by Mexican designers Richard Gomez and Veronica Heredia Otero, are great even for those without … Read More…

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