openhousenewyork: Rail Yards Challenge Tours

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Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 5:00am to 9:00am

openhousenewyork: Rail Yards Challenge Tours


This event is sold out. Please check back for future opportunities to tour the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards.

As part of the 9th Annual openhousenewyork Weekend, Friends of the High Line will offer free 30-minute guided walking tours of the High Line at the Rail Yards throughout the day on Saturday, October 15, and Sunday, October 16.

Currently owned by the railroad company, CSX Transportation Inc., the High Line at the Rail Yards represents one-third of the entire historic railway, and offers sweeping views of the Hudson River and the Midtown skyline.

Please reserve tickets for the meeting location. To reserve tickets, please check openhousenewyork's Web site beginning at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, October 5. Please mark your calendar – tickets for last year’s tours were reserved within hours. -p>

This High Line Program is free and open to visitors of all ages.

Rail Yards Programs are generously supported by The Tiffany & Co. Foundation, the New York Community Trust—LuEsther T. Mertz Advised Fund, Greenacre Foundation, and, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.

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