The High Line Blog

  • High Line Goes to Rehab? Paparazzi Swarm

      Was Rusty B finally checking herself in, her reps claiming "exhaustion" and "dehydration?"  So it would have seemed on Monday afternoon as paparazzi swarmed beneath the windows of Friends of the High Line.  In fact the paps were there for Isla Fisher, shooting "Confessions of a Shopaholic... read more
  • Robert on Guest of a Guest

    Co-Founder Robert Hammond was on Manhattan gossip blog Guest of a Guest, talking about his favorite part of the design, the creative people involved in the High Line, and his other life as a painter. Read the Interview read more
  • "Brown is also a color": Planting Designer Piet Oudolf Accepts Death

    The New York Times ran a weekend profile on Dutch planting designer Piet Oudolf, who is now at work on plans for the High Line. The Home & Garden piece paints Piet as somewhat of a revolutionary in his holisitic approach to plant life cycle. He claims,"The skeletons of the plants are for me as im... read more
  • High Line Video on Open House NYC

    [brightcove vid=1399285872&exp=987655381&w=300&h=260] The NBC real estate show Open House NYC covered the High Line's transformation in a segment on its Sunday morning broadcast. It features co-Founder Robert Hammond and City Planning Commissioner Amanda Burden. (A 15-second ad plays before the ... read more
  • Rail Yards Press Flurry

    Yesterday's MTA Rail Yards bid release sent the real-estate beat reeling with grand schemes and otherworldly renderings for Manhattan's largest development site. In Rail Yards, Seeing a Blank Canvas on the Hudson: New York Times The Next 'West' Thing: New York Post Big Guns Spend Sunday Selli... read more
  • It's One El of a Park

    The New York Post ran a two-page spread on the High Line yesterday. The feature focused on the High Line's impact on the neighborhood: "The High Line's presence, with its cutting-edge landscape design, alongside a bevy of art galleries has also attracted some of the world's most recognized arc... read more