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Places is pleased to collaborate with The Common to republish essays that were originally published only in print.
For Thanksgiving week, an essay about the cycles of life and land.
Why do we take pictures when we travel? And what has been lost and gained as our photo albums move from hard copy to digital?
A native New Yorker traces the pre-history of the High Line, and ponders whether the celebrated park will be a victim of its success.