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      • An underground park in NYC? "The Low Line" coming to the Lower East Side surpasses their Kickstarter Campaign. Raises $155k

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      "We want to transform an abandoned trolley terminal on the Lower East Side of Manhattan into the world’s first underground park. It will be a new kind of public space, using solar technology for natural illumination, and cutting edge design to capture and highlight a very special industrial space." The creative minds behind the proposed Low Line, Dan Barasch and James Ramsey, have collected the initial funds to support the creation of their innovative project on Kickstarter. The Low Line, an underground park designed to be built inside the long-abandoned Williamsburg trolley station beneath Delancey Street on the Lower East Side, needed to clear $100,000 to build a "mini Low Line" to demonstrate the project's feasibility. The campaign on Kickstarter raised $150,000 in total. That's a solid total, especially since the project raised $124,000 in just 10 days.
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