Great news for NYC: city regulators have given the first official approval to build the Lowline, a subterranean park that will exist in the abandoned Williamsburg Bridge Railway terminal in the LES. Similar to the Highline, the park will use a once abandoned public space and fill it with lush greenery, but will also endeavor to be tech-forward—growing plants underground, next to an active subway is no easy feat. While it’s a big step in the right direction after their successful pop-up, there’s plenty more work (and money to be raised) in the future. Read more on The Verge.
NYC Officially Approves the Lowline Project