"For the residents of Manhattan are to a large extent strangers who have pulled up stakes somewhere and come to town, seeking sanctuary or fulfillment or some greater or lesser grail. The capacity to make such dubious gifts is a mysterious quality of New York. It can destroy an individual, or it can fulfill him, depending a good deal on luck. No one should come to New York to live unless he is willing to be lucky."
A demonstration of the Lowline, which aims to be the world’s first underground park. Sunlight captured by solar panels on the roof is beamed indoors and distributed over a mossy hill housed in a pitch-black warehouse. Full post