The High Line Blog

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    Rail Yards Opening Week Events

    A view of the Interim Walkway, at the park's northernmost point. Photo by Timothy Schenck After years of advocacy work, design, and construction, the park's northernmost section – the High Line at the Rail Yards – is finally opening on Sunday, September 21. In celebration, we're hosting a we... 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
  • Tomorrow Night: Bird on the High Line

    Tomorrow night,  September 10, join us on the High Line for a free screening of photographer Andrew Zuckerman's new film project, "Bird." The short film will be projected, in a repeating loop, on a 11' x 20' screen in the 14th Street Passage on the High Line. It offers a rare opportunity to se... read more
  • This Weekend: Openhousenewyork on the High Line!

    OHNY on the High Line.  For the seventh year, Friends of the High Line will participate in the annual openhousenewyork weekend; the largest architect and design event in America. This year, our first year of participation with the park open to the public, we invite guests to join us on the... read more
  • This Sunday: Target High Line Street Festival!

    Don't miss the Target High Line Street Festival, our free celebration of the High Line's opening season, taking place this Sunday and generously sponsored by Target. From 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM, we'll take over Gansevoort Street between Ninth Avenue and Washington Street, in the Meatpacking Dis... read more
  • Teens: Join Us at the High Line Boardwalk

    Our Teen Arts Council has been hard at work planning our first Teen Night. Photo by Beverly Israely  Friends of the High Line is excited to present its first ever Teen Night this Thursday, July 18, at 6:00 PM in the 14th Street Passage. This boardwalk-themed evening is the first of two fu... read more
  • Target High Line Street Festival Recap

      A big thanks to the thousands of people who came to the Target High Line Street Festival on Sunday! We estimate that more than 25,000 people joined us at the Street Festival and up on the High Line. We are so grateful to Target, the Parks Department and other City partners, and all of ou... read more
  • Summer Party on the High Line, Presented by Coach!

    The wonders of the carnival await you on Tuesday, June 19. Prepare to be dazzled and delighted with spiked snow cones, games and prizes, and music by DJ Kiss. We hope you’ll join us for our annual Summer Party on the High Line presented by Coach   it’s a great way to have fun and supp... read more
  • Save The High Line At The Rail Yards: Public Hearing, TOMORROW June 10

      We need your support tomorrow at the Community Board 4 public forum on the Western Rail Yards. Even as we open the first section of the High Line as a public park today, one-third of the structure still has an uncertain future, and may be partially demolished. Come help us show the City, ... read more
  • Saturday, October 3rd: The Drop

    THE DROP: URBAN ART INFILL is a day long festival of public interactive art, music, and fashion projects on 25th Street between 10th & 11th avenues happening tomorrow, October 3, 2009.  After wandering through the exhibitions, check out the party under the High Line at 25th Street! This event ... read more