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Park Update: Crews have cleared the High Line's paths, and the park is open to the public between Gansevoort and 30th Streets. We are working to open the remainder of the park as soon as possible. Please check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates.

The High Line Blog

  • High Line at the Rail Yards Community Input Meeting

    It’s a familiar experience for those who have recently visited the High Line. Standing at the northernmost point of the park, you look through the metal construction fence and see the still undeveloped stretch of the historic freight rail structure. You ask yourself, “What is happening out th... read more
  • High Line Holiday Gift Guide

    Visit the High Line Web Shop this holiday season to find great gifts for all the special people in your life. High Line merchandise is perfect for architecture and design geeks, green thumbs, New York City enthusiasts, and children alike. What’s more, every purchase in our Web Shop directly su... read more
  • Ice Skating Below the High Line

    The Standard Ice Rink is now open below the High Line at West 13th Street. Photo by Chris Mosier  There is a new ice-skating venue below the High Line. The Standard Ice Rink is now open! This is the second year that our friends at The Standard, New York have brought the rink to the High ... read more
  • PHOTOS: Explosive Dance Performance on the High Line

    Below The Standard, New York, dancers in boldly colored costumes do acrobatic kicks as part of Half-Mythical, Half-Legendary Americanism. Photo by Liz Ligon.  On November 12 and 14, visitors gathered to watch dancers in brightly colored costumes jump, run, kick, and cartwheel along the ... read more
  • We're Thankful

    Fall foliage near the Falcone Flyover, on the High Line at West 25th Street. Photo by Joan Garvin.  This week we celebrate Thanksgiving at the High Line. Thank you for supporting us do all of the things we do to keep the park thriving. We have much to be thankful for this year. We opened... read more
  • Jane Fonda Meets Rodchenko on the High Line

    Half-Mythical, Half-Legendary Americanism. read more
  • Jane Fonda Meets Rodchenko on the High Line

    Half-Mythical, Half-Legendary Americanism. read more
  • Jane Fonda Meets Rodchenko on the High Line

    Half-Mythical, Half-Legendary Americanism. read more
  • Chelsea Bike Lanes Become Even Greener

    Senator Tom Duane, here with Chelsea Garden Club members in front of a volunteer's handiwork at 25th & Ninth Avenue, championed the pit gardens and got the green light to plant in the bike-lane tree pits.  We would like to give a shout out to our friends at the Chelsea Garden Club. Th... read more
  • Construction Update: Whitney Museum and High Line Headquarters

    The southern terminus of the High Line overlooks the construction site for the new downtown location of the Whitney Museum of American Art and the High Line Headquarters.  Near the High Line’s southern terminus, crews are hard at work preparing to pour the foundations for the new downtown... read more
  • Field Trip: A Look at Philadelphia's Reading Viaduct

    Friends of the High Line staff take a tour of the Reading Viaduct with members of the non-profit group dedicated to creating a public park in the space, Viaduct Greene. Photo by Rick Darke.  New York City is not the only urban center in the United States with an elevated railway like the H... read more
  • High Line is Haunted by Ghost Train Created by Kids

    Before it was transformed into a public park, the High Line carried freight trains to and from the warehouses and factories along Manhattan’s West Side. Today, the High Line serves as a tool to teach kids about the city’s industrial history.  Halloween Hi-Jinks on the High Line is one of ... read more
  • PHOTOS: High Line Book Release Party

    October 18 marked the anticipated official release of High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky, which tells the over decade of work that went into transforming the first two sections of the High Line from once-abandoned elevated railway into the innovative public park i... read more
  • PHOTOS: High Line Book Release Party

    October 18 marked the anticipated official release of High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky, which tells the over decade of work that went into transforming the first two sections of the High Line from once-abandoned elevated railway into the innovative public park i... read more
  • PHOTOS: High Line Book Release Party

    October 18 marked the anticipated official release of High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky, which tells the over decade of work that went into transforming the first two sections of the High Line from once-abandoned elevated railway into the innovative public park i... read more
  • Take a Stroll on the High Line with Google Street View

    Ever find yourself on the phone or writing an email trying to explain a specific spot or vantage point on the High Line? As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. And that is why your life just got a lot easier thanks to Google Street View, which now features the High Line, allow... read more