Observant riders of the JMZ lines are likely to have noticed a curious open space alongside the tracks at the Delancey/Essex subway station, the location for the proposed Lowline park. This dark and seemingly vacant 60,000 square foot lot is a remnant of New York City’s trolley era and dates back to 1903. Read more.
Michelle is the founder of Untapped New York. She is the author of Secret Brooklyn: An Unusual Guide, New York: Hidden Bars & Restaurants, and Broadway. She is a graduate of Harvard College in the History of Art and Architecture and holds a master’s degree in urban planning from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, where she is an Adjunct Professor of Architecture.