March 25, 2011
High Line, New York City
Photograph by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel, National Geographic
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An abandoned rail line has become an elevated park known as the High Line. Dense plantings at the southern end heighten the contrast with the old steel structure as well as with the cityscape. The Standard Hotel, one of three buildings that cross over the High Line, is on the right.
See more photographs from the April 2011 feature story "Miracle Above Manhattan."
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