IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Around Hudson Yards
New Park Begins Transformation of Industrial Hudson Yards District (DNA Info) The opening of Hudson Yards Park and Boulevard is the first step in creating a bustling residential and commercial neighborhood.
The Expansive Designs of Landscape Architect Thomas Woltz (Wall Street Journal) The principal of the world’s leading landscape architecture firm, Thomas Woltz, is renowned for his ability to nurture parkland into harmony as an environmental steward.
High Line Phase 3 Opening
The High Line Opens Its Third and Final Phase (New York Times) The final phase of the High Line has opened, with a park space that earned raves from New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman: “If the newest, last stretch of the High Line doesn’t make you fall in love with New York all over again, I really don’t know what to say.”
The Smartest Park in the World
Inside NYC’s $250M ‘Smartest Park in the World’ (New York Post) To build a park above a working rail yard, designers created brilliant, futuristic strategies to protect the foliage, recycle rainwater and ensure six acres of thriving public space.