The High Line Blog

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    Helping to Restore a Community Garden

    Local gardener Tari Stubblefield surveys the restored community garden. Photo by Liz LigonThis past April, High Line horticultural staff, volunteers, and teens in our Green Corps program helped local gardener Tari Stubblefield restore a garden at the Fulton Houses in Chelsea. The initiative, call... read more
  • Whitney Designs Revealed

    Tonight the Whitney made public for the first time its preliminary drawings for a new museum at Gansevoort and Washington Streets, right next to the High Line's southern terminus in the Meatpacking District. Whitney Director Adam Weinberg presented Renzo Piano's plans, calling the new facility ... read more
  • Westbeth High Line Section

    Left, National Geographic magazine; Right, Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times  Some of you may have seen this story in last Friday's Real Estate section of the Times. While the High Line park will begin at Gansevoort and Washington, few people know that the High Line originally went as far ... read more
  • West Chelsea Rezoning Wins 2009 ULI Global Award

    West Chelsea Rezoning map from the DCP';s website.  The Department of City Planning's 2005 West Chelsea Rezoning proposal recently won this year's Urban Land Institute's Global Award for Excellence.  The ULI bestows their Global Award on projects across the world that show "the best cross-... read more
  • Vote for the High Line District!

    Curbed.com is running it's annual Curbed Cup and this year they are focusing on the year's most newsworthy microneighborhoods. The High Line District made the 1st round -- and we're up against Hudson Square near Soho (?). Vote for the High Line District! read more
  • Vimeo Projection Event at IAC Headquarters

    If you're in the neighborhood on Saturday night, we recommend checking out a projection event at the Frank Gehry-designed IAC headquarters on West 18th Street. Vimeo (who has generously supported our film screenings and projection programs this year) will be presenting a series of real-time 3... read more
  • This Saturday: PS 11 Fall Festival and Crafts in Chelsea

    Photo credit goes here. While the chilly breeze blows on the High Line this weekend, you can come down to two fabulous fall celebrations on one block: P.S. 11's Fall Festival, and Crafts in Chelsea, presented by the independent artists of The {NewNew}. The two events are presented in collaborati... read more
  • The High Line Effect

    Image courtesy of Claudia Berger.  A recent article in the Gotham Gazette documents the perks of a good park, far beyond its immediate function as a facility for recreation and rest. According to "The Central Park Effect", Central Park attracts more than 25 million visitors a year, about o... read more
  • The Billboard Chronicles: Art, Sex, and Everything in Between

    Throughout the month of August, billboards along the High Line displayed public art, sexy ads, and more. Photo by Friends of the High Line  First David Beckham showed us his underwear. Then the Armani chicks flaunted their sexy bodies in bathing suits. Earlier this month, Larry Flynt got ... 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