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Partial re-opening: Crews have cleared the High Line's paths, and the park is open to the public between 16th and 23rd Streets. We are working to open the remainder of the park as soon as possible. Please check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates.

The High Line Blog

  • A Little Rain Never Hurt Anybody

      Today's blog post was guest written by one of our new Greeters, Claudia Berger. Today I was on the High Line for its first morning in operation. I was very impressed by how determined people were to see it— not even the rain could stop them. Visitors braved the rain, but none of the... read more
  • Meatpacking District Design Week: 2009 Edition

    The Standard Hotel (you may have heard of it) will serve as the welcome center to this year's Meatpacking District Design Week. From May 14th - May 17th the Meatpacking District Initiative will host various events and exhibits throughout the neighborhood, including a viewing of the architectural ... read more
  • NY Times: Standard is "Serious Architecture"

    Our neighbor the Standard Hotel landed a nice New York Times review by Nicolai Ouroussoff yesterday. Ouroussoff points to the Standard's architects, Polshek Partnership,  as an example of a trend toward more "serious" firms looking for "the right balance between innovation and restraint." "The ... read more
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  • Standard Goes Back to School

    The folks over at the now open-ish Standard Hotel have gotten some of their sweetest eye-candy together for their annual Staff Calendar. Staff members from all Standard locations, Miami, Los Angeles, Hollywood and New York, are featured in campy spreads of sexed-up high school stereotypes (hell-... read more
  • High Line Aerial Wall Art and Desktop Wallpaper

    Friends of the High Line's office recently got a new addition: a 9 foot-by-18 foot aerial High Line wall map in our reception area. The map shows the High Line's design in context: the entire line is visible as it moves north from the West Village, through Chelsea, to the West Side Rail Yards. ... read more
  • Happy Holidays from the High Line

    Happy Holidays from the High Line! 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
  • Design Launch Party Recap

      I hope you were able to join us last Wednesday under the High Line as we celebrated the release of Designing the High Line, our new design publication showcasing High Line designs from Gansevoort-30th Street.  With some help from a lighting designer and Michael Arenella and his Dreamland ... read more
  • Is Bike-Sharing in NYC's Future?

    Bike-Sharing in Lyon, France. Courtesy Time Out New York  Thanks to Mayor Bloomberg's PlaNYC the new DOT Commissioner, and Transportation Alternatives, New York is becoming a more bike-friendly city, and more and more people are starting to bike regularly. Up next could be a bike-sharing p... read more