What do you do with an abandoned trolley station? Build a massive underground park!
That’s exactly what Dan Barasch wants to do. New York City has two-thirds the green space per resident as other big cities, but converting the Williamsburg Bridge Trolley Terminal into a park the size of a football field would create a respite from the bustling streets. By redirecting sunlight from the roads above, it is possible to illuminate a luscious community space below, nicknamed the Lowline for its similarity to Manhattan’s beloved High Line.
Watch Dan's talk to see renderings of the park and the science behind his prototype »
endless list of favorite house/wilson moments: 3/?
hawaiian shrimp with garlic lemon butter
WHO YOU ARE
YOU ARE MY SON
AND THE ONE TRUE HOUSECAT
Time to grt off tumblr
"And just what the hell am I supposed to do with these?"
"I requested minions of darkness, and you gave my fluffy jellybeans."
You would think that teenagers would be the rudest customers when really it’s mostly old, middle-aged people.
#SERIOUSLY #THE TEENAGERS ARE SO SHY AND POLITE AND NICE #MEANWHILE THE MIDDLE AGED ADULTS ARE THE RUDEST PIECES OF SHIT
– (via haileymr)