The High Line Blog

  • 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
  • A Magic Combo: WFMU & the High Line

    Here's a special treat for your Friday afternoon: a photo recap of our first live broadcast on the High Line. WFMU on the High Line. This past Memorial Day, WFMU's DJ/rupture and DJ Trent broadcast live from the southern end of the High Line beneath The Standard Hotel. The music was accompani... read more
  • Temporary Stairs at the 14th Street Access Point

    Planning a visit to the High Line? Keep an eye out for the temporary stairs at the 14th Street access point. Temporary changes to High Line access at 14th Street will take place over the coming weeks due to construction of an adjacent building. Ongoing adjacent construction will affect a... read more
  • Our Favorite Lunch Spot

    Midday high-lining. It's a toss-up between the lower level of the Chelsea Market Passage (pictured) and the 10th Avenue Square. But on days like today, we love to eat lunch and take a break on the High Line. Did you know that Friends of the High Line Members get discountsat select food sho... read more
  • Great News for the High Line at the Rail Yards

    Photo courtesy Alex S. MacLean/Landslides Aerial Photography.  We're pleased to bring you news of another major milestone towards the full preservation of the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards. The Department of City Planning announced today that it has certified the City's applicatio... read more
  • Fire Escape Music

    If you visited the High Line this past summer, you may have been pleasantly surprised by the High Line Renegade Cabaret, a free show of Jazz singing played from a fire escape on 20th Street. Justin Sullivan, a musically-inclined downstairs neighbor, put on some shows of his own, recruiting loc... read more
  • 2009 in Pictures

    Dear Friends, 2009 has been a remarkable year for the High Line. After spending the spring working on the final stages of construction, we opened the first section of the park in June. Since then, we estimate that nearly 2 million people have visited. We hope you were among these first visitors ... read more
  • Join Your Local Community Board!

    The Manhattan Borough President's office is currently accepting applications for community board membership! Community boards are charged with representing community interests on crucial issues of development, land use, zoning, and city service delivery. Serving on a board is an incredible opport... read more
  • High Line Regular Tommy Flamer

      Friends of the High Line staff have known neighborhood resident Tommy Flamer for a long time. Before Section 1 opened, Tommy was a fixture at all of our Rail Yards hearings, community meetings, and public programs. We would often spot him walking underneath the High Line, looking up.  Al... read more
  • Holiday Singing with NYC Lab School, December 17

      Are you as excited as we are for another beautiful winter in New York City? Then come help us celebrate the season with the New York City Lab School Chorus and Craft Sweets for a performance of winter songs and a feast of some sweet treats on the High Line. The NYC Lab School High Schoo... read more