The High Line Blog

  • Elevator Ride

    We love this little photo of a trip on the 14th Street elevator, posted on Flickr by 24gotham. The recently-opened elevator has quickly become one of our favorite parts of the park, especially in gray weather. As someone in our office said yesterday, "it feels sunny in there." read more
  • Holly on the High Line

    Winter Red winterberry holly with grey birch in the Gansevoort Woodland.Photo by Patrick Cullina.  Here's another sight-seeing item to add to your holiday list – the Winter Red winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata 'Winter Red') that's brightening the Gansevoort Woodland with clusters of li... read more
  • M&O's New Worksman Trikes!

    High Line Gardener Johnny Linville test-drives one of the new maintenance trikes.  Because of the High Line's narrow pathways and relatively long distances, it can take a member of our maintenance and operations team 30 minutes to walk from the trailers at 20th Street, down to the Gansevoo... read more
  • Holiday Singing with NYC Lab School, December 17

      Are you as excited as we are for another beautiful winter in New York City? Then come help us celebrate the season with the New York City Lab School Chorus and Craft Sweets for a performance of winter songs and a feast of some sweet treats on the High Line. The NYC Lab School High Schoo... read more
  • Winter Hours Begin December 14

      Beginning on Monday, December 14, the High Line will be open daily from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The High Line will remain open year-round. Late fall and winter is a great time to visit the High Line. We encourage you to come up and experience the changing landscape of the park in all season... read more
  • High Line Regular Clifton Crump

    High Line Regular Clifton Crump at 14th Street  For someone who lives in Bayside, Queens, it's quite the feat to become one of our "High Line Regulars" — folks that come to enjoy the park on a regular basis, or in Clifton's case, nearly every single day! Huddled together in the Chelse... read more
  • Nothing Cuts the Crisp Weather Like Hot Cocoa

    Organicoa's Pure Hot Cocoa. Photo by Auzelle Epeneter.  Now through December 11th in the Chelsea Market Passage, you'll find Organicoa – organic, sustainably-grown, pure hot cocoa. Founders Matthew Pek and Brett Nidel created Organicoa especially for the High Line.  Each cup of Organicoa... read more
  • We're Thankful

    Thanksgiving at the High Line. Photo by Auzelle Epeneter.  Yesterday, the High Line staff celebrated Thanksgiving early with a farewell potluck in honor of our seasonal staff (a sample of the myriad of delicious dishes is pictured above).  High Line gardeners Au'brey Gill, Meg Graham, and ... read more
  • The Joy of the 14th Street Elevator

    Photo by Auzelle Epeneter.  The new 14th Street elevator is now open (and beautiful).  Next time you visit the High Line, give it a try--you'll be transported from street level to High Line level by way of a vivid yellow-green car. It's just to the West of the High Line stairs on 14th Stre... read more
  • Video: At Work on the High Line

    Video by Adam Kaufman Ever wonder who's up on the High Line weeding, watering, collecting garbage, sweeping, and generally making sure the park is a great place to be? Meet gardener Andi Lawton and custodian Jose Casanova, part of the High Line's stellar maintenance and operations team.  In th... read more