Tuesday, October 6, 2009

The High Line: Good Sitting Places

Continuing on with the High Line...There are a few interesting areas and features on the path. All places to sit and people watch.

There is an area at about 18th street that has a sunken area with seating and a bird's eye view of 10th Avenue running north:

On a busy day, this is a popular spot for people to linger and take pictures. The benches are very neat, and it's hard to describe how the seating becomes a sort of ramp down to the bottom.

These benches become prime seating on a nice day. I've seen people napping, computing, eating, sunbathing. They don't look that comfortable, but provide a nice space to spread out.

If you look closely, you'll see that the benches sit on wheels and the old track:

Aren't these benches cool? I don't see anyone sit on these. Well, except for a wedding party that was up here taking pictures one Saturday.

A little preview of what's to come: The Standard (how you can talk about the High Line and not this hotel??)

1 comment:

Southern Aspirations said...

YAY! Oh I love this place. The benches are amazing. What a find in the middle of NYC?!


Related Posts with Thumbnails