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Robert Hammond cofounded Friends of the High Line with Joshua David in 1999. Hammond was awarded a Rome Prize by the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2009. In 2010 David and Hammond were awarded the Jane Jacobs Medal for their work on the High Line.
“This lushly illustrated volume showcases the range of imaginative designs [Joshua David and Robert Hammond] explored and, in some cases, rejected. In recounting their decade-long experiment, they provide an inspiring primer for grass-roots urban planning.”