A New York City attraction that has become increasingly popular and iconic is the High Line. The High Line is a 1.45 mile pathway going up the western side of Manhattan. It use to be a railroad, but is now a pathway for visitors to walk or run along and be surrounded by the the city, as well as a plethora of plants. The High Line reflects an emphasis on preserving history, but also utilizing industrial elements in a new way. Along the pathway new restaurants and bars have emerged, making it a great way to explore the city and try some new treats. The addition has clearly led to an increase in the development of the neighborhood, making it a well-sought after area to live along. The High Line provides visitors with the opportunity to get some exercise, experience great views of the city, and enjoy a little nature which is essential in NYC.