High Line Extension

4 Jun

Highline

Here are some of my favorite images I shot during our visit to the High Line park extension this past Tuesday.

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Edit: There’s been a lot of comments on the man waving from the window in the last photo. He’s actually a cardboard cutout, which I had though was pretty rad.

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69 Responses to “High Line Extension”

  1. Franco June 5, 2012 at 2:59 pm #

    Very cool.

    • Elena June 6, 2012 at 4:33 am #

      I really loved this place in NY!!! Great!!!

  2. Mikalee Byerman June 5, 2012 at 3:01 pm #

    Very industrial urban chic — love ’em (especially the last one…discovering the person waving was a nice surprise!).

    πŸ™‚

    • Corrie June 5, 2012 at 3:27 pm #

      Best part is that wasn’t someone waving. It was a cardboard cutout! Very clever if you ask me.

      • Mikalee Byerman June 5, 2012 at 3:29 pm #

        That. Is. AWESOME.

        Now I’m off the browse the Internet to see if I can find one for my own window…

        πŸ˜‰

      • rocha harris June 23, 2012 at 2:31 pm #

        what Up!!!! BROOKLYN!!!!!

  3. Selvinas June 5, 2012 at 3:22 pm #

    Lovely combination of old and new architecture! Makes a city come alive!

  4. meg895 June 5, 2012 at 3:23 pm #

    Ahh I am so in love with the Highline!

    • Corrie June 5, 2012 at 3:28 pm #

      Me too! It’s one of my favorite places to visit in Manhattan. Though I still think Brooklyn’s the better borough πŸ˜‰

      • meg895 June 5, 2012 at 3:45 pm #

        Agreed!!

  5. daisy June 5, 2012 at 3:33 pm #

    Love the Highline!

    daisy

  6. John Saddington June 5, 2012 at 3:33 pm #

    Reblogged this on 8BIT.

    • Corrie June 5, 2012 at 3:43 pm #

      Thanks for the share!

  7. JPanda June 5, 2012 at 3:40 pm #

    Interesting photos!

    • Corrie June 5, 2012 at 3:44 pm #

      Thank you! I tend to feel a bit like an art nerd when I photograph stuff, so I appreciate that!

  8. littlerhody June 5, 2012 at 4:07 pm #

    Love this place…..great shots!

  9. Carlie Chew June 5, 2012 at 4:07 pm #

    Amazing pictures!

  10. libs012 June 5, 2012 at 4:28 pm #

    These are absolutely brilliant photos. I love when I have the chance to get over to the High Line. Even though it’s often crowded, I still find a refreshing calmness.

    • Corrie June 5, 2012 at 4:32 pm #

      Thank you! I agree on it’s calmness. There was a school trip visiting the the park while we were there and you’d never really know the difference.

  11. alpinedon June 5, 2012 at 5:19 pm #

    I had never heard of the Highline until recently, and i think it is so freaking cool! I don’t know when I will ever get to NYC, but when I do, I am hittin’ the trail!

  12. nazarioartpainting June 5, 2012 at 5:49 pm #

    Interesting photos.

  13. The FaithBook June 5, 2012 at 5:51 pm #

    I love the last picture with the guy waving through the window. It just adds so much character.

    • Corrie June 5, 2012 at 6:38 pm #

      It’s funny because he’s a cardboard cutout. I did a double take and then remembered a typical NYer probably would wave like that πŸ˜‰

      • The FaithBook June 7, 2012 at 4:02 pm #

        Lol. Well that makes it all the better! πŸ™‚

  14. Gerald June 5, 2012 at 6:10 pm #

    Awesome urban art you’ve captured here. Only in NY we can see some fresh new modern hip art. I’ll I see when I drive around LA is graffiti and overwritten graffiti as is gang names. I thought that was Paquiao for a second in that 3rd pic.

    • Corrie June 5, 2012 at 6:45 pm #

      Thanks! The piece in the third photo is actually a JR. He’s one of my and my husband’s favorite street artists, so it was a treat to see he had work by the high line we were unaware of!

  15. Keri June 5, 2012 at 6:20 pm #

    Great pictures, thanks for sharing!

  16. stevenwadeedinburgh June 5, 2012 at 6:25 pm #

    Love the photos and the blogs theme
    Steven Wade, Edinburgh and Dundee

    • Corrie June 5, 2012 at 6:46 pm #

      Thanks! The blog design was a labor of love on my part. I customized the whole thing myself.

  17. Daniel Dalena June 5, 2012 at 7:32 pm #

    Great blog! Love the design/layout.

  18. gabriel roybal June 5, 2012 at 8:08 pm #

    i miss new york!

  19. Joanne June 5, 2012 at 8:19 pm #

    The High Line was one of my favorite places in NYC! Love this photos.

  20. juststartwithmonday June 5, 2012 at 10:07 pm #

    Love the shots. Hard to believe there is such a great spot in the middle of Brooklyn.
    You Matter! Smiles, Nancy

    • Corrie June 5, 2012 at 10:18 pm #

      Thank you Nancy! High Line Park is in Manhattan. As you can see from the photos, it was worth the trip from Brooklyn to check it out! πŸ™‚

      • juststartwithmonday June 5, 2012 at 10:30 pm #

        Hmmmm. I didn’t read correctly. Manhattan is even better. I’m going to check this out more. I don’t visit NYC often but when I do, would like to see this. Thanks. You Matter! Smiles, Nancy

      • Corrie June 5, 2012 at 10:52 pm #

        New York City would love to have you! Come visit us soon! πŸ™‚

  21. Alyssa June 5, 2012 at 11:04 pm #

    Cool shots; the photos brought out the essence of the place. Haven’t been to NYC, I’ll check the place as soon as I got there. Cheers on making this post to freshly pressed, by the way. πŸ™‚

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  22. mowanling June 5, 2012 at 11:52 pm #

    love the blod. the last picutre is so crazy so cool~haha!!

  23. segmation June 6, 2012 at 12:05 am #

    Nice blog on High Line. I will have to go there. Love your digital pictures! Thanks for sharing. http://www.segmation.wordpress.com

  24. tennizzlle June 6, 2012 at 2:47 am #

    I love this! The high line is one of my favourite places to waste half a day whenever I’m in NYC!

  25. Pedro Alvarez FotografΓ­a June 6, 2012 at 4:13 am #

    Unas imagenes estupendas!!!

  26. Saudi Prices Blog June 6, 2012 at 5:16 am #

    nice combination of old and new architecture thanks for sharing

  27. zoetic * epics June 6, 2012 at 6:43 am #

    love the documentary photos! at first I thought this was in Canada – the first image with the maple leaf threw me off … i’m bookmarking this to visit in a couple weeks! thx! πŸ™‚

    • Corrie June 6, 2012 at 8:21 am #

      So glad to hear you’ll be visiting the High Line. It really is a “must see” and unique New York experience to visit.

  28. Romina June 6, 2012 at 7:22 am #

    strong

  29. ronyshapira June 6, 2012 at 8:54 am #

    I love the High Line, definitely one of my favorite architectural projects in New York!!
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  30. travelleader June 6, 2012 at 9:14 am #

    Excellent post. This is really a good work. I appreciate your efforts behind that.
    Thanks for sharing!

  31. Eric June 6, 2012 at 12:29 pm #

    Great photos. Thanks for sharing! Can’t wait to see them for myself when I go to New York in November πŸ™‚

  32. joiedevivre74 June 6, 2012 at 3:26 pm #

    Reblogged this on This beautiful life.

  33. Clare June 6, 2012 at 3:51 pm #

    Absolutely gorgeous photos! I love Highline Park.

  34. designchickee June 6, 2012 at 10:15 pm #

    I love that there’s a maple leaf in the High Line’s logo… πŸ™‚ Feels rather welcoming to a Canadian! Aside from that… it’s one of my favourite places in New York! Love it! Can’t wait to visit the new extension! Thanks for posting such lovely images…brings back lovely memories.
    Olga

  35. dianewrites June 6, 2012 at 11:08 pm #

    Great photography skills! Though I must say I laughed at the last picture because of the man peeking at the window πŸ™‚

  36. Marg Swarnabhoomi June 7, 2012 at 12:48 am #

    Great photos.high line park is excellent.thank you for sharing.
    marg swarnabhoomi

  37. thefuture2020 June 7, 2012 at 1:34 am #

    I’m loving this article especially considering i want to visit this place and hang out there this summer. In fact i wrote an article with the free events that’s going to be taking place on the Highline this summer, so check it out and let me know what you think -,0

    P.S. loving the last pic where you was looking out the window, that had me laughing cause i was wondering if UI’m going to see alot of that this summer

    http://wp.me/p2aAA8-jx

  38. machisan June 7, 2012 at 7:45 am #

    Absolutely gorgeous photos!

  39. itchierfeet June 7, 2012 at 8:28 am #

    Wow, what a great looking park. Will have to visit when I ever get to NYC, let alone the US one day. Thanks for sharing.

  40. ashmantoronto June 7, 2012 at 11:13 am #

    Thank you for giving us a great view =)

  41. mizparis June 7, 2012 at 11:19 am #

    Great pictures!

    • Corrie June 7, 2012 at 11:33 am #

      Thank you!

      • mizparis June 17, 2012 at 1:55 pm #

        I stood many nights as a child watching the world through my bedroom window. Images are caputured as silent movements, yet astounding and photographic to the eye. Cheers!

  42. seattleinspired June 9, 2012 at 8:48 am #

    Reblogged this on seattleinspired and commented:
    xx

    • Corrie June 9, 2012 at 10:32 am #

      Thanks for the reblog!

  43. styledenker June 11, 2012 at 11:37 am #

    Sweet, Dude! πŸ™‚ What a post.. I love those pics! Ww will share it with our followers on http://www.styledenker.com – they’ll love it. Thanks for sharing! cheers, Anna

  44. triptracker June 11, 2012 at 3:18 pm #

    Can you provide a little history about the High Line. Looks interesting

    • Corrie June 11, 2012 at 3:28 pm #

      Sure! You can read more about the history of it on the park’s website here. You can also get more info on their Wiki page.

  45. Life Quotes June 11, 2012 at 5:29 pm #

    i like the last one where is man sneaking out.

  46. aloudcloud June 26, 2012 at 11:46 am #

    Reblogged this on loudcloudblog.

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