Twenty-five years ago, Kate Orff didn’t know what landscape architecture was. Today, her approach to promoting the environment in urban design earned her a 2017 MacArthur “Genius” grant.
By Julia Griffin
In the mid-20th century, it was a railroad; now it’s a public park. Built in the 1930s, 30 feet above the streets of Manhattan, the High Line was crucial for transporting cargo. But with the decline of rail transportation, it…
By PBS NewsHour
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