The first iPhone app guide to New York City’s High Line Park

[] San Francisco, California – Autumn in New York is the perfect time to enjoy the City’s most original urban park. Illustrated book publisher Thames & Hudson announces the launch of On The High Line for iPhone. A dynamic insider’s guide to the High Line that combines maps, video, photos, and interactive social media features. This beautiful app gives you the High Line park at your fingertips.

On The High Line for iPhone is a great resource for visitors planning a trip to New York City and for residents who want to get the most out of a fall day in the park. Because we love nature, architecture, food, drink, and shopping, we know you will love this experience – and the app – as much as we do.

Top features include: Over 80 original color photographs; 7 video clips with original music; Browse categories: architecture, history, and nature; Family-friendly Kids’ Stuff section; Maps of the High Line showcasing nearby bars, cafes and restaurants, fashion boutiques, specialty shops, and art galleries; Interactive map showing notable architecture; Create and share your own postcards showing the High Line then and now;

On The High Line for iPhone is based on the first illustrated guidebook to the park, ON THE HIGH LINE: Exploring America’s Most Original Park, by Annik La Farge with a Preface by Rick Darke (Thames & Hudson, 2012).

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 232 MB

Pricing and Availability:
On the High Line for iPhone 1.0 is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Travel category.On the High Line for iPhone 1.0
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###Arjun Gupta
Director, Soma Rishi
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