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The High Line Blog

  • Ed Devlin, Former New York Central Railroad Worker

    Ed Devlin, on his wedding day in 1950, and working at the Metropolitan Museum in 2009  We were recently lucky enough to speak with a former New York Central Railroad employee named Ed Devlin. Sixty years ago, Ed worked at the rail yards that fed onto the High Line when it was part of a wor... read more
  • November 23 Rail Yards Hearing: Note Location Change!

    Alex S. MacLean/Landslides Aerial Photography  We need your help at City Hall on Monday, November 23, as the City Council's Zoning Subcommittee holds a final public hearing on the rezoning of the Western Rail Yards. City Council Hearing on Western Rail Yards Monday, November 23, 9:30 AM C... read more
  • High Line at the Rail Yards: Major Breakthrough!

    Copyright Alex S. MacLean/Landslides Aerial Photography  We just received word of an exciting development at the West Side Rail Yards. The Department of City Planning has announced that the City will initiate the process to allow it to acquire the High Line above 30th Street. The City's... read more
  • Save The High Line At The Rail Yards: Public Hearing, TOMORROW June 10

      We need your support tomorrow at the Community Board 4 public forum on the Western Rail Yards. Even as we open the first section of the High Line as a public park today, one-third of the structure still has an uncertain future, and may be partially demolished. Come help us show the City, ... read more
  • Rail Yards: Next Steps

      Tuesday's City Council hearing on the Eastern Rail Yards text amendments was a great success for Friends of the High Line. Even though the measures the Council Committee approved did not specifically address the High Line, the overwhelming presence and passionate testimony of our suppor... read more
  • Rail Yards Hearing a Great Success!

    Thanks to everyone who turned up this morning in support of  the High Line at the City Council hearing on the Eastern Rail Yards rezoning. The committee room and another, larger overflow room were both filled to capacity with High Line supporters wearing  "Save the High Line" T-shirts. (To every... read more
  • March 31 at City Hall - Save the High Line at the Rail Yards, Get a Free T-Shirt!

    Please note the new date: this hearing is now scheduled for Tuesday, March 31. This City Council hearing is an important step in the public review process for the rail yards and, therefore, for the future of the High Line. It  will be a critical opportunity to show the City, State and developer... read more
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  • Rail Yards: City Planning Hears Testimony on ERY Zoning

    Land use at the Eastern Rail Yards, from the existing 2005 zoning plan.  This morning, the City Planning Commission heard public testimony on proposed amendments to the zoning of the Eastern Rail Yards. While the draft amendments don't specifically concern preservation of the High Line, th... read more
  • Rail Yards Update: CB4 and BP Stringer Call to Save the Spur

    The support for the full preservation of the High Line at the rail yards continues to grow-- Community Board 4 and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer have both added their voices to the call to save the spur. At a recent full Board meeting, Community Board 4 made a clear statement advoc... read more