Back in 1999, in New York City, resident in Manhattan's westside proposed renovating an abandoned rail like and turning it into a park. They were successful with the campaign and eventually construction began on the park, known as the High Line. The park opened to the public in 2009 and was quickly recognized as a cherished green space within the city. Build on an elevated railway that runs for about 16 blocks, there is elevator access and street entrances along the way.
Recognizing the need to look for support both online and offline, project leaders utilized the crowd funding platform, Kickstarter, to get the word out about "the world's first underground park." They raised $100,000 in a week.
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