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The High Line Blog

  • Full Seasonal Hours Resume Today

    A summer evening on the High Line. Photo by Joan Garvin  Starting tonight, the High Line's full seasonal hours will take effect. Beginning tonight and continuing through autumn, the park will be open daily between 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM (last entry at 9:45 PM). After dark, L'Observatoire ... read more
  • Rainy Day Sale on High Line Umbrellas!

    High Line Umbrella Sale! Get a discounted rate off our limited-edition High Line Opening Season Umbrella! As a rainy day special, we are offering our signature, wind-proof umbrella for a discounted price of $30 through tomorrow at noon (March 31). Normally $45, this umbrella is made of doub... read more
  • Goodbye Katie! Our Deputy Director of Communications Bids Friends of the High Line Farewell

    Katie on the High Line at the Rail Yards. Photo by Tom Starkweather  This week, we bid farewell to Katie Lorah, our fabulous Deputy Director of Communications. When Katie came to us in 2005, Friends of the High Line was a small staff of five, and the High Line had not yet been secured fo... read more
  • This Summer: New Sound Art by Stephen Vitiello

    A bell in Herald Square recorded for A Bell for Every Minute, courtesy the artist and Creative Time  Details for a major new art installation, going in on the High Line this summer, have been finalized. Building on the success of Spencer Finch's installation in the Chelsea Market Passag... read more
  • We Love Our Tretorn Boots!

    Boot-modeling at the Tenth Avenue Square.  To help our us get through the long, cold, and sometimes wet hours on the High Line this winter, the lovely folks at Swedish company Tretorn have donated several pairs of their warm and rugged rubber boots to our Maintenance & Operations and Admini... read more
  • Meet Maeve Turner, High Line Gardener

    Maeve Turner using the Dosatron (affectionately named "Dosie"by the Horticulture staff) to apply compost tea to specific areas of the High Line.  Maeve, one of our five full-time gardeners, has been on staff since the High Line's opening this past June.  Originally from England, Maeve grew... read more
  • 2009 in Pictures

    Dear Friends, 2009 has been a remarkable year for the High Line. After spending the spring working on the final stages of construction, we opened the first section of the park in June. Since then, we estimate that nearly 2 million people have visited. We hope you were among these first visitors ... read more
  • The High Line is Open on New Year's Day

    Via ButterFly Project's Flickr Photostream.  Ring in the new year by strolling the High Line! The park will be open New Year's Day (regular winter hours of 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM). In case of extreme inclement weather any time this winter, please check our Web site and/or twitter for info on p... read more
  • Where Have All the Trailers Gone?

    In addition to all the shoveling the High Line staff did to keep the park open this weekend, our temporary Maintenance & Operations facility has been moved down to the southern entrance of the High Line, at street level. In order to get ready for the joining of Section 1 to Section 2 (still unde... read more
  • The First Big Snow

    If you haven't already caught glimpses of the High Line dressed in white, check out this snow-strewn photo that our Maintenance & Operations staff took this weekend. The Diller - von Furstenberg Sundeck under a white blanket.  In order to clear the snow, the crew used various tools and eq... read more