The High Line Blog

  • Rail Yards Press Flurry

    Yesterday's MTA Rail Yards bid release sent the real-estate beat reeling with grand schemes and otherworldly renderings for Manhattan's largest development site. In Rail Yards, Seeing a Blank Canvas on the Hudson: New York Times The Next 'West' Thing: New York Post Big Guns Spend Sunday Selli... read more
  • MTA Makes West Side Rail Yards Bids Public

    Yesterday, the MTA revealed to the public the five developer bids for the West Side Rail Yards. There will be a 2-week period of public input, and then a committee of representatives from the MTA and the Hudson Yards Development Corporation will make a recommendation to the MTA's Board. The n... read more
  • It's One El of a Park

    The New York Post ran a two-page spread on the High Line yesterday. The feature focused on the High Line's impact on the neighborhood: "The High Line's presence, with its cutting-edge landscape design, alongside a bevy of art galleries has also attracted some of the world's most recognized arc... read more
  • High Line Video

    Visit our YouTube Site. More video after the jump. The High Line Portrait Project Video  Edward Norton on the High Line with Good Magazine. read more
  • Planking is Installed

    Another milestone in Landscape Construction this week: Starting at the High Line's Southern end at Gansevoort Street, contractors have begun to install the park's planking system. These twelve-foot long smooth concrete planks will taper at the end, allowing plants to push up between them (and e... read more
  • Cutting the Hole for Access at Gansevoort Street

    This week, construction crews cut away two of the central beams on the High Line structure to make way for an access point at Gansevoort Street. The stairs will rise from street level, bringing the visitor in contact with the heavy steel girders and hand-driven rivets of the structure itself. ... read more