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Cool Hunting Video Presents: Robert Hammond at The 99% Conference

The Friends of the High Line co-founder on how he turned a dilapidated railway into lower Manhattan's most celebrated public space

by Cool Hunting Video in Culture on 26 May 2009

by Gregory Mitnick

In this video, Friends of the High Line co-founder Robert Hammond tells the story of how he helped reinvent a gritty elevated railway into what is NYC's most celebrated public space since Central Park. He shares images and animations of what the park (due to open in June) will look like at a talk for our recent 99% Conference and shares how he feels after a decade at work at the brink of its debut.

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