Re: Re: Pearse Tower to be demolished July 10 at 12 noon
…………….nice shots of the space dating from the ’30s (when the old high line railroad, now long defunct, ran right through the building) up to the present day…….
Just as a matter of interest the old high line railroad is being developed into a park due to open next year sometime. its in a sad state but promises to be a very unique experience with a different view of the city
High Line Facts Constructed 1929-1934
Spans 22 blocks, from 34th Street to Gansevoort Street
1.45 miles long
6.7 acres of space atop elevated rail deck
30-60 feet wide and 18-30 feet high
Built to support 2 fully loaded freight trains
Primary construction materials: steel and reinforced concrete
Owner: The City of New York
I highly recommend taking a look at these sites!