Book Talk: at the Mid-Manhattan Library

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Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Book Talk: at the Mid-Manhattan Library

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Friends of the High Line Co-Founder Robert Hammond gives a talk and takes questions about the book he co-authored with Joshua David High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky.

The High Line, a new public park atop an abandoned, elevated rail line on Manhattan’s West Side, is among the most innovative urban reclamation projects in memory. Robert Hammond, Co-Founder of Friends of the High Line, will share the story of its creation. A remarkable community collaboration: neighbors, elected officials, artists, local business owners, and leaders of burgeoning movements in horticulture and landscape architecture came together to create a park celebrated worldwide as a model for creatively designed, socially vibrant, and ecologically sound public space.

LOCATION
New York Public Library
Mid-Manhattan Branch
455 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York

This High Line Program is in partnership with the New York Public Library and is free and open to the public. For more information, please see the Mid-Manhattan New York Public Library site.