The High Line: Reimagining the Accidental Landscape

The High Line: Reimagining the Accidental Landscape

Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden

Sun, Oct 29 
4:00 PM- 6:00 PM

Photographer, landscape consultant, and author Rick Darke will present a visual journey through the iconic landscape of New York's High Line and tell the story of how it was reimagined and redesigned.

Rick Darke’s presentation and photographs capture the acclaimed work of High Line designer Piet Oudolf and bring focus to the exploration of new landscapes emerging from vernacular origins. Darke's images illuminate Oudolf's transformative designs of the High Line's extraordinary public space, created on an abandoned, elevated freight train line on Manhattan's West Side.

The story of the High Line is beautifully documented in the new book Gardens of the High Line: Elevating the Nature of Modern Landscapes (Timber Press, June 2017).

Date and Time
Sunday, October 29
4:00 p.m.

The Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden
301 North Baldwin Avenue
Arcadia, CA 91007

$12 Garden Conservancy and Los Angeles Arboretum member
$15 General admission
Please call the Los Angeles Arboretum to register - 626.821.4623

About the speaker
Rick Darke, an accomplished photographer, has written and collaborated on many books, including The Wild Garden, The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landcapes, The Living Landscape, and In Harmony with Nature.

Presented in partnership with the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden.

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