[The High Line] Community Context, Social Justice and Leveraging Resources

The High Line is the result of collaborative partnerships between organizations and institutions, mostly coming from the local community, that have worked together to create a project beneficial to all those involved. Throughout the project, not only have these groups strived together to earn grants and funding, but have also negotiated through a number of policies and authorizations to advance the construction of the High Line.

[The High Line] Directly Meeting Needs

The High Line project is a result of the very Sustainability Skill of Social Engagement. Bringing together different insights, perspectives and knowledge, the project has brought into consideration the concerns of various disciplines and professions that are involved with the project. The case aims to meet the needs of all those concerned with the implementation, the construction and the final use.