The Lowline Lab, New York City

3.2
#70 of 75 in Parks in New York City
The Lowline seeks to transform an abandoned trolley terminal into New York City's first underground community green space.

Beneath one of the least green areas of the city, the Lower East Side, lies a massive, unused space nearly an acre in size.

This project envisions using an advanced solar technology to channel sunlight underground, enabling plants and trees to grow.

Visit our live technology #LowlineLab at 140 Essex Street, open weekends 11- 5pm.
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  • My spouse and I visited the Lowline Lab on a Sunday morning in mid-February 2017. The lab is currently open on weekends only from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. No admission fee is charged, but donations are...  more »
  • It's pretty small so far but it promises to be quite grand when it is finally finished. It is still worthwhile to visit just to see a small sampling of the underground park, the idea behind the projec...  more »
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  • I'm so excited for the reopening of this place, it would be a pleasure for me to bring my children to visit that amazing and beautiful place.
  • A fascinating public space that has transformed an unused underground subway station to create a public park. It includes a climbing wall, growing plants, and tubes that direct light from above ground. What a unique idea in this crowed city!
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