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FHL E-Mail Newsletter

March 13, 2009

DATE CHANGE! RAIL YARDS CITY COUNCIL HEARING NOW SET FOR MARCH 31



**Please note that the City Council hearing on the Eastern Rail Yards zoning amendments has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 31.**

This is an important step in the public review process for the rail yards and, therefore, for the future of the High Line. This hearing will be a critical opportunity to show the City, State and developer how much public support there is for preserving the High Line at these sites.

The Council has been an ardent supporter of the High Line from the very beginning of our advocacy efforts. By coming to this hearing, you’ll galvanize that support and send a clear message to all decision makers in the development process.

Free T-shirts: We will provide bright red "Save the High Line at the Rail Yards" t-shirts, yours to keep. If you already have a red "Save the Spur" T-shirt from the December 1 rally, please wear it!



City Council Hearing on Eastern Rail Yards Rezoning
NEW DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, March 31
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
City Hall, Council Committee Room
RSVP

Subway: A, C, E, to Chambers; 1,2, to Park Place; 6, N, R to Bklyn Bridge/City Hall


Please note, you will have to go through a security checkpoint before entering the plaza in front of City Hall. Tell the security staff that you are there for the City Council hearing.

We will meet outside the Council Committee Room at 9:15, to distribute t-shirts and signs. It's ok if you can't stay the entire time, or if you can't make it until later. Just join us inside to get your red T-shirt.


Please RSVP: railyards@thehighline.org


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BECOME A CHARTER MEMBER BEFORE MAY 31

Your support has helped us save the High Line and create a park that will change the face of New York City. You have helped preserve the High Line as a reminder of New York's industrial past, and helped design a park that Mayor Bloomberg calls "the world's most innovative park."

Now, we want to make sure that you will be with us – and be a part of history – when the High Line opens this spring.

If you haven't yet joined, become a Charter Member today, to ensure that you'll be recognized as a visionary who supported the High Line from the start. If you're already a member, renew your membership now for Opening Season, so that you'll get the latest information about opening events.




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