The High Line Blog

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    Photo of the Week: Blocks by Rashid Johnson

    Photo by Scott LynchA caged composition of black steel grids and bright yellow busts, Blocks by Rashid Johnson has not only provided an organic foil to the natural landscape of the High Line, but also has become a favorite sight for High Line visitors. One quick tap on the High Line location tag ... read more
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    Photo of the Week: The collectivity project

    Photo by Liz LigonFor any LEGO lovers who find themselves on the High Line by West 30th Street, we have just the treat for you. The collectivity project, High Line Art's newly opened art installation created by Olafur Eliasson, is made of two tons of white LEGO bricks.The public art project featu... read more
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    Elevated Eats: La Sonrisa

    Please join us in welcoming the newest High Line food vendor, La Sonrisa! Ariel Rodriguez and his team have only been on the High Line a few weeks, but they're already one of our go-to lunch spots. For this week's installment of Elevated Eats, we followed the process of making a mushroom empanada... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Manhattanhenge

    Photo by Rowa Lee Twice a year, a curious cosmic phenomenon brings photographers to the streets of New York City in droves. Manhattanhenge, as it is fondly called, is an event in which the setting sun aligns with Manhattan's east-west street grid, causing the setting sun to be viewable down the c... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Spring Sunset

    Photo by Steven Severinghaus"Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn." – Ralph Waldo EmersonIt's difficult not to feel inspired and awed at sunset. And as we creep closer to the summer solstice, the last light of the day lingers ever so longer. We love this recent photo by High Line Photogr... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Aerial View at 29th Street

    Photo by Timothy SchenckSometimes to get a better view of an elevated-railway-turned-park, you have to go even higher.We love this recent aerial shot of the High Line at West 29th Street taken in early May by photographer Timothy Schenck. This time of year when the plants have not yet completely ... read more
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    Spring Programs Are Underway!

    Photo by Beverly Israely.With two new extraordinarily attended programs in the month of April, our adult programming season is off to a great start! We kicked off the season on Saturday April 11 with In Search Of, an afternoon party that drew more than 1,000 people of all ages to the 14th Street ... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Museum With A View

    Photo by Juan ValentinA week ago, on Friday, May 1, the Whitney Museum officially opened the doors of its new outpost at the foot of the High Line to the public. This stunning photo from the Whitney shows the museum's rooftop exhibition space and the colorful installation, Mary Heilmann: Sunset. ... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Trees in Bloom

    Photo by Eddie CrimminsThroughout the streets and gardens of New York City, trees are in full bloom. This week, particularly in the park's "forested" areas – along the southernmost section of the park (pictured here), the Chelsea Thicket, and Philip A. and Lisa Maria Falcone Flyover – spring is m... read more
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    Elevated Eats: L’Arte Del Gelato

    For our first installment of Elevated Eats we followed our good friends at L'Arte del Gelato through the process of making some of the best gelato in town. Each small batch is produced by hand in their "laboratorio" below Chelsea Market on 9th Avenue, and brought daily to their popular location o... read more