Plans are to convert the last remaining part of the elevated line into a park.
Opened 1934; Abandoned in 1980; Faced threats of demolition in the mid-1980s and again during the Guliani administration; Conversion into a park began in 2006; Section I opens in 2009; Section II opens in 2011
Total length: 7,656.0 ft. (1.4 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74726, -74.00523(decimal degrees) 40°44'50" N, 74°00'19" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
USGS topographic map
BH 53106 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
September 9, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "First of its kind"
August 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated future plans