15 September 2011

The next High Line?

Could this part of Jersey City be the next High Line?

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On the map you see how 6th Street only has buildings on one side. The StreetMap view shows there is something more.

This is the Harsimus Stem Embankment in Jersey City and The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is enjoying a recent legal victory that improves the chances of an elevated park emerging through the center of the city. Jersey City is already a cool city, but this could really "elevate" that status.

1 comment:

Puk said...

My father used to pick the coal that fell off of steam engines on the Harsimus Stem for use in his family's Erie Street stove in the early 1930s. True story.