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FHL E-Mail Newsletter
May 09, 2003

IN THIS ISSUE
COMPETITION REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, May 16
WNYC Radio Covers "Designing the High Line"
Volunteers Needed for Street Fairs, Grand Central Exhibition, and Benefit Event
Public Meeting on Zoning Monday, May 19


COMPETITION REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MAY 16
FHL is accepting late online and offline registrations for "Designing the High Line," our open, international ideas competition, through Friday, May 16. After May 16, the registration process will be formally closed. Paid registration is required for all competition entrants. Fees for individuals and teams is now $100.00 USD; for studios with up to 15 entries, $450.00 USD. All registration materials can be found on the competition Web site: http://www.thehighline.org/competition/


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WNYC RADIO COVERS "DESIGNING THE HIGH LINE"
On May 8, New York City public radio station WNYC broadcast an in-depth story about "Designing the High Line," focusing on several competition entrants. To listen to this excellent story online, go to: http://www.wnyc.org


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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR STREET FAIRS, GRAND CENTRAL EXHIBITION, AND BENEFIT EVENT
FHL needs volunteers at summer street fairs, June 14 and August 2; during all stages of our design competition exhibition at Grand Central Terminal (July 10-26, as well as during pre-exhibition and post-exhibition periods); and at our third annual summer benefit at Grand Central Terminal on July 9. If you can help us with a few hours of your time, please contact Justin Rood: justin@thehighline.org or (212) 631-9188.


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PUBLIC MEETING ON ZONING MONDAY, MAY 19
Manhattan Community Board No. 4 has scheduled a public meeting at which Representatives from the New York City Department of City Planning will present a preliminary zoning proposal for the far West Chelsea/High Line area.

Monday, May 19, 6:30 PM
Fulton Center – Hudson Guild Auditorium
119 Ninth Avenue (between 17th & 18th Streets)



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PLEASE DONATE TO FRIENDS OF THE HIGH LINE
Though the future of the High Line looks much brighter now that the City of New York stands firmly behind efforts to create a great new public space on the structure, we still face many legal and financial challenges. By making an online donation, you will become part of an ever-growing group of supporters and will be invited to every major Friends of the High Line public event.


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CONTACT INFORMATION


Hudson Guild
441 West 26th Street, Room 225
New York, NY 10001
(212) 631-9188
(212) 631-9185 fax
info@thehighline.org
http://www.thehighline.org






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