Italian Architects Look To Replicate Success Of N.Y. High Line In Rome

Mar 13, 2015 594

When the famed Italian architect Renzo Piano was named honorary Senator-For-Life in 2013, he handed over his spacious new office and hefty salary of some $15,000 a month to a team of young architects. They were given the task of helping salvage depressed outskirts of Italian cities.

One project was inspired by New York City's High Line — the beloved public park built on a derelict rail line elevated above the streets of Manhattan.

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