The High Line Blog

  • Tuesday, May 6: Artist Talk With Spencer Finch

    Artist Spencer Finch will discuss plans for the public art work he's mounting on the High Line at a FREE public lecture next week.  The piece, called "The River the Flows Both Ways," will be installed where the High Line goes through Chelsea Market, and is made of 720 pieces of colored glass ba... read more
  • Summer Programming Round-Up

    Felix Pitre peformed "Stories and Songs of Latin America" in the 10th Avenue Square.  Thanks to all who joined us for our first season of free and low-cost programs on the High Line! From walks and talks to family art workshops and performances, we strive to put together a calendar of eve... read more
  • Rail Yards Weekends Registration Opens Tomorrow

    As you can see in this video by Arbuckle Industries, the third and final section of the High Line at the Rail Yards is currently overgrown with self-seeded wildflowers and grasses that grew up between the tracks when the trains stopped running on the elevated railway in the 1980s. Our goa... read more
  • Party Under the High Line!

    We throw a good party! This is the Kitchen High LineBlock Party last year Come celebrate the launch of our new design publication on July 30 under the High Line! We'll toast the publication of Designing the High Line with music (and hopefully dancing) by Michael Arenella & his Dreamland Orches... read more
  • On View from the High Line: Rooftop Dance Performances

    Trisha Brown Dance Company recreates Roof Piece, originally performed in SoHo in 1971. Photo by Friends of the High Line  Despite heavy winds and ominous clouds on the horizon, nine dancers from the Trisha Brown Dance Company stepped into place on rooftops along the southern terminus of ... read more
  • Learning and Play: Intern Reflections on Summer at the Park

    Friends of the High Line offers free public programs for kids and families on the High Line, offering a chance to learn about the park's history, design, plants, and art through creative play and nature-based education. Juliet Schraeder joined Friends of the High Line for the summer of 2011 as t... read more
  • Lab School Chorus Braves the Cold to Bring the Cheer

    Photo by Joan Garvin  Last night, students from Chelsea's NYC Lab School Chorus braved the bitter temperature and biting wind for a holiday concert in the High Line's Chelsea Market passage. The kids gamely ran through their repertoire, from seasonal selections like "Walking in a Winter Wo... read more
  • Lab School 7th-Graders Design the High Line

      Yesterday, Jeff and I had the honor of judging the Second Annual High Line Design Competition at the Lab School in Chelsea.  The competition is the culmination of a multi-week geometry unit in two of Ms. Rodriguez and Ms. Whelan's math and science classes that uses the High Line as a mode... read more
  • Join Us at the Opening of Chalk Shoes to the High Line

    Tomorrow night at the Leo Kesting Gallery, we will fete the opening of Chalk Shoes to the High Line, a show documenting the April 16 performance led by artist Julia Mandle that featured 60 8th-graders from the Lab School in Chelsea.  The students donned shoes made from green chalk and scuffed l... 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