6/24 - High Line Tour and Dinner
I love to visit the High Line - its a special place, one of the best places to visit in NYC. Its an park that runs for about 1 mile now, starting in the Meat Packing District at 14th Street and Gansevort Street and ending now at 30th Street, near 10th Avenue. Its an elevated park, on abandoned railroad tracks, about 30 feet above the street. It has spurred over $2 billion worth of development and rising property values in the area. The Highline Park has a lot of interesting zones and buildings in the area, some of which overhang the park!

Here is an interesting article about the High Line Park, from National Geographic

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/04/ny-high-line/goldberger-text

We will meet at the benches near the 30 Street entrance to the park. I will give a tour of the park and its history and we will then east dinner and see the sunset over the Hudson, likely around the 15th street area of the High Line.

We will end around 9pm, as it starts getting dark. Depending on the RSVPs, we might need to limit the size of the group, so dont get closed out!

See you!

David

WEATHER AND RAIN

The weather right now is for a good day for this event, in the mid 80s with a slight chance of rain - unless we have a pretty definite chance of rain we will not cancel.


EVENT DATE: MONDAY, JUNE 24

TIME: 7:15 PM - 9:00 PM ( Sunset is about 8:30 pm).


COST: $5 event fee, which we use to support our events and goes towards the purchase of books, maps and other things to enhance the events.

Location: High Line Park
30th Street entrance, above 30th Street between 10th and 11th Avenue. We will meet on the High Line near the top of the steps, at the benches in that area. We will walk down the highline and pick a spot for dinner, probably around the nice chaise chairs around 15th street, where we can see sunset nicely over the Hudson.

Here is a map of the park

http://www.thehighline.org/about/maps


WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

Dinner, a hat, suntan lotion. We plan to eat dinner together around 8:15 or so around 15th Street along the High Line.

I will be supplying some snacks.

DIRECTIONS


Here is a Google maps link to the location we are meeting at, which you can use to generate your own directions to the location. Just don't try to drive your car onto the high line!

https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=40.752508,-74.002129&hl=en&sll=40.750102,-73.996632&sspn=0.010534,0.022981&mra=mift&mrsp=0&sz=16&t=m&z=16


here is a link with details of the park and nearby bus and subway stops.

http://www.thehighline.org/about/park-information

The park is fully handicap accessible, a rare urban hike that all can attend!


RSVP NO LATER THAN SUNDAY, JUNE 23.

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