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As there is so little green in our fair city of New York, public parks are at times the closest thing we New Yorkers can get to "the great outdoors" without leaving the Manhattan limits. This past Saturday, an intimate gathering was held to raise funds for the Lowline, the world's first underground park. Yes, you heard me correctly! Go HERE to read more about the Lowline project, and see our interview with Dan Barasch, one of the projects co founders. More»
Let's not forget that the Big Apple did it first, but many other cities are being inspired by the High Line. All over the world, architects and artists are designing their own elevated parks and projects. From Germany to San Francisco, we've rounded up the top 5 High Line inspired projects! More»
The Hamptons benefit scene is cluttered with events that gather funds for causes as diverse as puppies in need to countless cancer research foundations. Rarely do the events on the non-profit circuit aid in the creation of a public works project with a space-age twist. Enter the Lowline, an abandoned trolley terminal that co-founders Dan Barasch and James Ramsey have a plan to turn into an underground park with the ability to alter the dynamic of the Lower East Side as you know it. More»
An ambitious project is starting to take shape on the Lower East Side. Although, only in theory, so far. Dan Barasch and James Ramsey are planning to give the nature-deprived neighborhood a new park. But not just any park: an underground park, which will inevitably become known as the "Low Line".
Sustainable urban development is having a moment. With the High Line, Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA) and a possible plus-shaped pool (+Pool) in the East River, the city has proven its creative potential and endless possibilities. More»
Thursday, May 23
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.