Section 2 Construction: 30th Street Entrance

New space for the 30th Street Entrance. Photo by Patrick Cullina.

The latest on the High Line’s next section: the construction team recently removed FOURTEEN TONS of steel up at 30th Street to make way for the future stairs and elevator.

When Section 2 opens, 30th Street will be the northernmost access point on the High Line, at least until the Rail Yards section is built.  The entrance is located right at “the curve”, where the High Line begins its iconic sweep westward towards the Hudson River.

Like the stairs at Gansevoort Street and 14th Street, the 30th Street stairs will cut through the structure, bringing visitors face-to-face with the High Line’s steel beams and rivets. Click through for a rendering.

Steel beams were cut in half to make way for the new stairs and elevator; Photo by Patrick Cullina.

Rendering of the 30th Street entrance. Design by James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro.

In case you missed it, read about the recent arrival of Section 2’s planking: Section 2 Construction Update: Plank delivery.

For more previews of Section 2, check out Designing the High Line.


2 Responses

  1. So is there an approximate date for when the High LIne park section II will open?

  2. […] Earlier: Section 2 Construction: 30th Street Entrance […]

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