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NYC 'High Line' Inspires Idea For Pelham RR Bridge

New York City's High Line Park is an inspiration for this railroad bridge in Pelham.
New York City's High Line Park is an inspiration for this railroad bridge in Pelham. Photo Credit: Friends of Highbrook Highline on Facebook

PELHAM, N.Y. -- Deputy Mayor Susan Mutti drew inspiration recently from attending a book singing of the creators of High Line Park in Manhattan for a similar greenway in Pelham, according to lohud.com.

A sensible spot would be a railroad bridge over Highbrook Avenue that was built in 1911 and not used since 1942, said the report.

The bridge comprises 1.93 acres of Pelham-owned land, from the old "New York, Westchester and Boston Railway," amounting to 22 percent of open space land in the village, a section Mutti wants to turn into a park, said lohud.

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