The High Line Blog

  • Behind the Bushes: The Gay History of the High Line

    In a lovely elegy for the "queer building" of 2 Columbus Circle, former New York Times architecture critic Herbert Muschamp wrote about the role gay audiences play in historic preservation and reuse, and in the collective memory of a city: The gay audience, excluded by society, has an o... read more
  • No More Shimmering Cowboys: A Conversation with Yara Travieso

    In anticipation of Yara Travieso's Out of Line performance on June 21, we invited Ted Kerr, a Brooklyn based writer, organizer and teacher at the New School, to sit down and chat with Yara about her art, life, and the inspiration behind No More Shimmering Cowboys. Theodore (Ted) Kerr: What... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Sweetclover

    Sweetclover, Melilotus officinalis, can be found growing on the Interim Walkway by the Western Rail Yards. It is an annual, sometimes biennial, ranging in height between two feet in poor, dry soils to eight feet tall in richer, moist soils. The leaves are in alternate arrangement on the st... read more