Jan 16, 2015
—Feb 26

The Lowline Lab




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After the success of Chelsea's High Line, a couple of Lower East Side entrepreneurs are looking to transform an old underground trolley terminal into a sun- and plant-filled green space for the downtown set. The Lowline Lab, located in a shuttered food market, is their first public experiment in bringing sunlight below street level. To do so, they'll use solar collectors on the roof to let the sun shine through a "solar canopy." Visitors to the lab, which is open on Saturdays and Sundays through March 2017, can take a warm, indoor stroll among the more than 3,000 plants on display, which designers are testing for the future Lowline, planned for construction beneath nearby Delancey Street. For more info, visit thelowline.org

Courtesy, The Lowline Lab

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