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Tourists get a new high in New York

Writers have invoked Jack and the Beanstalk and called it New York's levitating park. Imagine a peaceful ribbon of green with a walkway 30 feet in the air, snaking through a gritty section of a dense city. That is the High Line, an unusual and exhilarating urban park that is opening in sections on Manhattan's lower West Side.