“The River That Flows Both Ways”

High times on the High Line


As autumn draws us into New York City with its exceptional weather, what could be more enjoyable than a stroll through the park as we take in the crisp air and multicolored landscape while watching the crowds of passers-by? The park I’m thinking of, though, is not Central Park. It’s the High Line, built on a defunct railway set 30 feet above Manhattan, winding 1½ miles through the West Side.