The High Line Blog

  • Renegade Style: A Conversation with Patty Heffley

    "When the party patio lanterns are lit, something special is about to happen." Patty Heffley, the co-founder of the legendary fire escape performance series Renegade Cabaret, walks into the room and quietly sets her belongings on the seat next to her. She has a calming aura about her. O... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Hudson River Overlook

    Photos by Stephanie WilkinsThe Hudson River Overlook, on the High Line between West 14th and West 15th Streets, is the perfect place to enjoy the end of a beautiful spring day.In addition to boasting its own plantings – including the still-skeletal frames of sumac trees who've yet to leaf out for... read more
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    Photo of the Week: The High Line After Dark

    Photo by Andrew FraszApril 1 marked the beginning of the High Line's spring hours, with the park being open until 10:00 PM. The revised hours offer an opportunity to discover another side of the High Line.The High Line and the surrounding cityscape take on a new personality after dark: lights fli... read more
  • Photo of the Week: New York City at Night

    A view looking out across the High Line, 10th Avenue, and the New York City skyline. Photo by Timothy Schenck New York City is a city at its most enchanting after dark. The glow of neon signs, the patchwork of lit windows in tall buildings, and the jagged twinkling skyline of buildings in the di... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Over the Moon

    On Friday evening and early Saturday morning this past week, New Yorkers were treated to a larger-than-life moon, or “supermoon.” Photo by Mike Tschappat High Line Photographer Mike Tschappat captured this striking photo of a “supermoon” last Friday, while perched on the High Line with his... read more
  • Illuminating the High Line

    Visitors take in the moon while sitting on the Philip A. and Lisa Maria Falcone Flyover, the elevated walkway on the High Line between West 25th and West 27th Streets. If you'd like to observe the heavens through high-powered telescopes, join us for stargazing with the Amateur Astronomers Associa... read more
  • Photo of the Week: High Line Nightlife

    Extended spring hours mean more time to experience after-dark hours on the High Line. With the park now open until 10:00 PM – and temperatures in a much more friendly range – visitors can enjoy the light show that makes the “city that never sleeps” so enchanting. The High Line’s position on Ma... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Evening Lights

    On a beautiful – but no doubt chilly – winter night last year photographer Christine Wehrmeier captured the elegance of different light sources against the deep blue of the night sky. The sun is setting early these days, making most of us want to curl up and hibernate, but rest assured that ... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Rainy Photo Walk

    A dedicated group of photographers braved a rainy night for a fun photo walk on the High line. Photo by Eddie Crimmins  Four High Line Volunteer Photographers joined us for an evening photo walk last Friday, July 12, to document Manhattanhenge, scheduled to occur that night. Mother Nature ... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Night Falls on the High Line

    High Line benches offer a relaxing way to unwind after a hot summer day. Photo by Jake Marsiglia  Summer means long, hot (or rainy, as it seems recently) days and longer evening hours on the High Line. This throwback image by photographer Jake Marsiglia captures the essence of a summer nig... read more