The High Line Blog

  • PARK(ing) Day NYC this Friday

    Parking Day 2008 Video from Streetfilms Park(ing) Day, one of our favorite yearly public space happenings, takes to the New York City streets this Friday! This international event transforms metered parking spaces into playgrounds, parks, creative installations, and unusual meeting-grounds f... 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • High Line Renegade Cabaret in the NYT

    From the New York Times  Yesterday's New York Times article about the High Line Renegade Cabaret shed some light on our new favorite neighbor, who's been serenading park users since opening day.  Patty Heffley, a former punk rock photographer, enlisted her jazz singer friend Elizabeth Soyc... 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
  • Readings This Weekend: The Curious Garden, Children's Book Inspired by the High Line

    This weekend, children's author and illustrator Peter Brown will read from his new book, The Curious Garden. The book, published this month by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers was inspired by the wild, self-seeded landscape the author encountered on a visit the High Line. From the press re... 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
  • Drink Wine, Support Friends of the High Line

      Local wine shop Chelsea Wine Vault is holding a couple of tastings over the next few weeks, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Friends of the High Line.  The first event is tomorrow evening from 7:00-9:00PM at their store in Chelsea Market.  The wines featured tomorrow-- over 20 fr... read more
  • I Sketched the High Line

    ... And so can you! There are still a few spots remaining for the remaining Sketching the High Line classes with artist Ann DeVere. Last Saturday was the first class, and it was a really wonderful experience. Ann led us through a series of warm-up exercises to get our creative juices flowing, ... read more