Now that turning abandoned train tracks into world-renowned landscaped promenades has become the hottest urban trend since bike lanes ("The High Line...has become, like bagels and CompStat, another kind of New York export," the Times writes), it's time for the Big Apple to step its game up. And indeed, the under-construction second leg of the High Line is getting ready to wow. A tipster sends over some fresh shots from 23rd Street and Tenth Avenue, where it looks like the seating that will one day accompany The Lawn is taking shape. Meanwhile, just to the north, some pieces of the Woodland Flyover platform (this crazy thing) have started to arrive. Suck it, Chicago!
· Up Close and Very Personal With Phase II of the High Line [Curbed]
· The High Line's Catwalk is Rising Above West Chelsea [Curbed]
· High Line New Renderings Reveal: Phase Two [Curbed]