Posts Tagged ‘High Bridge’

City Breaks Ground on $61 Million High Bridge Renovation | DNAinfo

City Breaks Ground on $61 Million High Bridge Renovation | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer HIGHBRIDGE — Manhattan and The Bronx will soon be closer than ever. Renovations started Friday to repair the High Bridge, which connects Washington Heights to The Bronx but has been shuttered for decades. Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined other city officials in front of a packed crowd of students at Highbridge […]


Parsons Completes Work on New Pool Pavilion for Highbridge Pool and Recreation Center | Dexigner

Parsons Completes Work on New Pool Pavilion for Highbridge Pool and Recreation Center | Dexigner

Parsons The New School for Design has completed its work on Splash House, a new pool pavilion for the WPA-era Highbridge Pool and Recreation Center in Washington Heights, in partnership with NYC Parks & Recreation. The project was developed through the Parsons Design Workshop, its innovative design-build studio led by graduate architecture students. This past […]


Making waves – and a house for Splashing | Manhattan Times

Making waves – and a house for Splashing | Manhattan Times

Written by Sandra E. García 76 year-old Highbridge Pool and Recreation Center is getting a facelift. And architecture students at Parsons’ The New School For Design have taken on the makeover challenge. Last year, Parsons students developed Splash House, a pavilion that allowed for visitors and swimmers to store their belongings and change. As a […]


The City Concealed: High Bridge

The City Concealed: High Bridge

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) If you ever wanted to know the history of the actual High Bridge, which is NYC’s oldest standing bridge, then this Channel Thirteen video is just the ticket. The High Bridge just like the rest of Uptown is experiencing a renaissance and is slated to re-open in 2013. The High Bridge […]


HighBridge Park Revisited

HighBridge Park Revisited

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Back in the late 80’s and early 90’s, you would have to be either absolutely nuts or a straight up crack head to venture into the woods of Highbridge Park. In those days, that area was ground zero for all types of drugs, violence, all-around criminality and homelessness. So when I […]

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