Urban Planet: Underground Parks

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New York City’s High Line has been universally praised as an inventive re-imagining of urban infrastructure. But as Fast Company reports, developments underground are equally exciting. The LowLine, now seeking funding on kickstarter, is a 13-acre underground park located in former Delancey St. subway stations.

Image from Fast Company

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  1. Interesting idea. But cannot help wondering what will it be like after dark? Will it be a welcoming public space day and night? Will it become a fertile ground of shady usage in the night, which gives it a back rep and making it shunned even during the day? Or will it ends up somewhere in between, a nice park in the day and a somewhat dangerous place in the night? All outcomes are possible, but the last one seems the most likely

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