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The third section of the High Line, from 30th to 34th Streets, will be closed to park visitors from Tuesday, February 9, to Tuesday, February 23, due to an ongoing construction project. The High Line south of 30th Street will be accessible to visitors during this time.

The High Line Blog

  • Plant of the Week: Foxglove beardtongue

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptabili... read more
  • Gardening in the Sky: Making the Cut

    Staff arborist, Marek Pundzak, working on an Acer triflorum Pruning is one of the most important ways to promote tree and shrub health, particularly since a bad cut can affect a tree for years to come. As Marek Pundzak, staff arborist for Friends of the High Line, says: "Before a single c... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Japanese clethra

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptab... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Pink muhly grass

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptabili... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Swamp azalea

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptability... read more
  • Spotted: Surprising Blooms During New York's Wacky Weather

    If you live near the High Line—or in much of the eastern half of the United States—this may have been the first week that actually felt like winter. Temperatures in New York throughout the fall and early winter were abnormally high. And on Christmas Eve, when the mercury hit a record-breaking 72 ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Dawn viburnum

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptab... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Lilafee barrenwort

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptab... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Quaking aspen

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptab... read more
  • Gardening in the Sky: Cycling Sun and Shade

    Sumacs spread, forming a dense grove. When a tree dies in the garden, plants that were growing in shade may suddenly be exposed to full sun. How do gardeners prepare for such dramatic shifts in light? One method is cycling. By allowing younger trees to fill in around an older tree, gardeners can... read more