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Cutting edge may be cool, but not the best use of resources

In my last post, I wrote about how the High Line project in New York City is affecting the conversation about parks in North Bay cities. Some citizens suggest that North Bay cities should be capable of High Line-type projects. However, the suggestion ignores the uniqueness of both the High Line setting and the deep […]

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Not being seduced by the precedent of the High Line

The High Line in New York City

Perhaps because I wasn’t yet writing this blog so wasn’t yet attuned to urbanist news, or perhaps because I simply wasn’t paying attention, New York City’s High Line sneaked up on me, both figuratively and literally.

It was a sunny Saturday morning in the summer of 2010. […]