The High Line Blog

  • ¡Arriba! Community Dance Parties Celebrate Summer on the High Line

    Dancing to the rhythms of Juan Morales and Sonido Costeño during ¡Arriba! Photo by Liz Ligon  This summer, you will find some of New York City’s best Latin bands at the High Line. It is all part of ¡Arriba! – our series of free, community dance parties, presented in partnership with HAI a... read more
  • Your Input on the Design of the High Line at the Rail Yards

    High Line at the Rail Yards Community Meeting in December, 2011. Photo by Yoon Kim  We asked. You told us. Now the fun begins. In December, more than 200 neighborhood residents joined us at Public School 11 in Chelsea to tell us what they want to see in the design of the third and f... read more
  • Your Input at the Rail Yards Community Input Meeting

      Since the very beginning, community input has played an important role in shaping the development of the High Line. This tradition continues today. More than 400 neighbors, supporters, members, and friends attended the High Line at the Rail Yards Community Input Meeting on Monday, Marc... read more
  • West Side Cowboys in Literature

    A West Side Cowboy. Friends of the High Line supporter Flo Muller was kind enough to point out a fascinating description of the days before the High Line, filled with cowboys and trains on the streets of Manhattan, in Mario Puzo’s book The Fortunate Pilgrim; "Larry Angeluzzi spurred his jet... read more
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  • Warming Up for a Fall Performance on the High Line

    Members of the Hudson Guild and Dances for a Variable Populations preparing for "Autumn Crossing," a dance performance coming up next month on the High Line. The group choreographs simple, spontaneous movements based on personal memories.  This summer, just a block away from the High Line... read more
  • Walk (Around) the Line!

    Historical image courtesy Jim Shaughnessy  Want to get to know the area around the High Line before you go up in a couple of months? The Center for the Urban Environment, a group dedicated to educating individuals about the built and natural environments of New York City, will be hosting a... read more
  • Volunteering for Friends of the High Line: Tons of Fun

    FHL Volunteers B.C. Roberts and Patrick Kennedy check in visitors at OHNY 2007 last October  Working with our volunteers is one of my favorite parts of my job.  Friends of the High Line has about 115 active volunteers, all of them dynamic individuals who care about the future of New York Ci... read more
  • Tuesday, May 6: Artist Talk With Spencer Finch

    Artist Spencer Finch will discuss plans for the public art work he's mounting on the High Line at a FREE public lecture next week.  The piece, called "The River the Flows Both Ways," will be installed where the High Line goes through Chelsea Market, and is made of 720 pieces of colored glass ba... read more
  • Tomorrow: Meeting About the Williamsburg Waterfront Park!

    An image of East River State Park, from the NY State Parks  The Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks and Planning is a coalition of over 40 community organizations dedicated to promoting parks and public access to the waterfront in Greenpoint and Williamsburg.  As we at the High Lin... read more