Urban Planet is a daily roundup of blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.
New York City’s High Line may soon be home to a unique piece of public art. The sculpture, entitled ‘Train’, is the work of Jeff Koons. Train would be a full-size replica of a 1943 Baldwin 2900 steam locomotive, suspended in the air above the raised public walking path. While the proposal still requires significant funding to make it a reality, it does offer an opportunity to highlight the park’s rail history. (New York Times)
Image from Kottke