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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The High Line - the Ultimate Pocket Park

The High Line on NYC's west side may represent the ultimate pocket park.  

Essentially, an abandoned train trestle fairly universally hated as a dark, unseemly, and hulking structure was slated for demolition - an action strongly supported by the neighborhood associations in the area.

 Until two guys happened to attend a public meeting and recognized the structure represented a unique opportunity. Persevering, over years, they worked to transform it into a public park.  


Against all odds, new walkable places can be created. 



Shade Parade Nashville strongly encourages you to consider underutilized spaces in your neighborhood as potential places for pocket parks.  

Send us pictures & address.

Thank you in advance for helping to make Nashville more walkable!

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