The High Line Blog

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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: Dawn viburnum

    Photo by Rick DarkePhotographer, landscape ethicist, author, and lecturer Rick Darke is a multi-talented person who has touched the work of Friends of the High Line in so many ways over the years. He has documented the railway in photos since weeds were growing wild along the tracks. He has given... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Here Comes the Sun

    Photo by Juan ValentinHappy Friday, NYC!If this grey gloomy week got you down, remember: the sun will come out tomorrow! The weekend forecast looks to be sunny and in the 60s both Saturday and Sunday. Not sure what to do to make the most of it? Let us share with you a few ways you can enjoy sprin... read more
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    Spring Cutback 2015 Wraps in Record Time!

    Photo by Liz Ligon.Despite a late start this year, we are finishing Cutback 2015 in record time. The gardening staff is attending to a few last cuts and snips, but thanks to our dedicated and hard-working volunteers, this year was a breeze. We collected more than 65 cubic yards of debris from th... 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
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    Photo of the Week: Spring Blooms

    Photo by Steven SeveringhausIn spring, every fresh shoot of green that pops up and every delicate flower that blossoms is a reminder that warm weather is right around the corner – even if the forecast seems to disagree. The High Line is home to a variety of early bloomers that brighten up the oth... read more
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    Spring Cutback Begins

    Volunteers and staff spent the first day of Spring Cutback in the Rail Yards, cutting back the plant beds for the first time. After a two-week delay (thanks, winter!) we were excited to get started in the northernmost section of the park. Photo by Liz Ligon.This week we began to trim back the dri... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Seasonal Transitions

    Photos by Melissa MansurWhile tomorrow's forecast is a blustery throwback to this winter's snowy fury, don't worry, spring – and all the delights it brings – is here to stay. Friends of the High Line's largest horticultural undertaking Spring Cutback kicked off this week, and we've officially spo... read more
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    Digging Deeper with Isabelle Cornaro

    Archeo, an outdoor group exhibition about technology and obsolescence, brings together the work of artists who employ outmoded technologies and outdated machinery as a reflection on humanity's continuous fascination and frustration with technology.The following Q&A with artist Isabelle Cornar... read more
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    Photo of the Week: 23rd and Tenth

    Photographer David Goodman's photo essay 23rd and Tenth is a visual diary of sorts – a daily record of one corner, shot from the same High Line vantage point. The idea is simple, and the results are beautiful. Two years into the project and hundreds of images later, Goodman has no plans of stoppi... read more