The High Line Blog

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    A Fond Farewell to Peter Mullan

    Photo by Liz LigonAfter more than a decade at Friends of the High Line, Executive Vice President Peter Mullan is moving on. Peter has been instrumental in the High Line's success, and he will be greatly missed. As sad as we all are to see Peter go, we are delighted about his next role: CEO of the... read more
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    Exploring New Design Features at the Rail Yards

    Looking west at toward the Hudson River, on the Interim Walkway at 30th Street and 11th Avenue. Photo by Iwan Baan The High Line at the Rail Yards is the third and northernmost section of the High Line park. One half-mile in length, this section runs between West 30th and West 34th ... read more
  • How the High Line Gardeners Keep It Wild

    The wild legacy of the High Line's landscape is on full display in the summer, when the planting beds are a frenzy of green . Photo by Beverly Israely The High Line was made by nature when the trains stopped running, and designer Piet Oudolf and the landscape architects of James Corner Field Op... read more
  • Illuminating the High Line

    Visitors take in the moon while sitting on the Philip A. and Lisa Maria Falcone Flyover, the elevated walkway on the High Line between West 25th and West 27th Streets. If you'd like to observe the heavens through high-powered telescopes, join us for stargazing with the Amateur Astronomers Associa... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Lilliputian Furniture

    Lego enthusiast and photographer Chris Christian snapped this image of a Lego model he created as part of his 2013 “A Lego a Day” project. The subject of this Photo of the Week caught our eye because of its playful and creative interpretation of one of the park’s iconic design features. P... read more
  • New Design Concept for the High Line at the Rail Yards

    The new design concept for the High Line at the Rail Yards includes an immersive bowl-shaped structure on the Spur, a wide section of the High Line that extends over 10th Avenue at West 30th Street. Image by James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro, courtesy of the City of New Y... read more
  • VIDEO: High Line Co-Founders Vincent Scully Prize Acceptance Speech

    High Line Co-Founders Joshua David and Robert Hammond accept the Vincent Scully Prize at Washington D.C.'s National Building Museum. Photo by Emily Clack Photography On September 30, Friends of the High Line Co-Founders Joshua David and Robert Hammond were awarded the prestigious Vincent Scul... read more
  • High Line Map: Help Choose the Next Cover Image

      We are getting ready to print the third edition of the High Line Map. Follow us after the jump to see the finalists and vote for your favorite. What kind of image best represents the High Line experience? We asked ourselves that question as we set out to design the cover of the thir... read more
  • End of an Era: Remembering Ada Louise Huxtable

    summary of Ada Louise Huxtable’s poignant arguments and commentary on iconic buildings and landmarks around the world. read more
  • Rail Yards Weekends Registration Opens Tomorrow

    As you can see in this video by Arbuckle Industries, the third and final section of the High Line at the Rail Yards is currently overgrown with self-seeded wildflowers and grasses that grew up between the tracks when the trains stopped running on the elevated railway in the 1980s. Our goa... read more