The High Line Blog

  • Meet the Staff: Jennette Mullaney, Digital Communications Manager

    We are pleased to introduce you to Jennette Mullaney – social media guru, literary buff, art enthusiast, cat lover, and the latest addition to our staff at Friends of the High Line. As the new Digital Communications Manager, Jennette is working to share the High Line story and engage the... read more
  • Meet the High Line Green Corps

    It’s alternative spring break week at the High Line. Pictured here are the teens participating in this year’s High Line Green Corps, an education and job-training program by Friends of the High Line. Photo by Beverly Israely Sixteen-year-old Winona Kay Holderbaum was amazed the first time she... read more
  • An Important Message from Co-Founder Robert Hammond

    We are about to begin an exciting new chapter in the life of the High Line. Friends of the High Line Co-Founder Robert Hammond today announced his intent to step down at the end of the year. Along with Co-Founder Joshua David, Robert has worked tirelessly for 14 years to build the High Line ... read more
  • High Line Reopens, Hurricane Sandy Recovery Continues

    The High Line will reopen on Monday, November 5 and operate on a limited schedule until further notice. Photo by Melissa Mansur  We have wonderful news to share. After being closed for a week due to severe weather and flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy, the High Line will reopen on Monday,... read more
  • Recovering from Hurricane Sandy

    The High Line remains closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.  Today, many public parks in New York City are reopening after unprecedented closures following Hurricane Sandy. We are very eager to reopen the High Line, but there is important work we must first do to ensure it is safe an... read more
  • Call Me Maybe: Video Farewell to Melissa Fisher

    Video still from our version of Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" in honor of our outgoing Chief Operating Officer Melissa Fisher.  Yes, we know summer is over. And yes, we know we are late to the game. We just couldn't resist letting this opportunity pass us by. Recreating Carly Rae Jep... read more
  • Meet Deb Berman, Our High Line Art Intern

    Deb Berman, High Line Art's invaluable intern, installing a test filmstrip this past summer for artist Jennifer West's performance One Mile Parkour Film. Photo courtesy Friends of the High Line.  This week we bid farewell to Deb Berman, our invaluable High Line Art intern. A recent graduat... read more
  • Meet Erycka Montoya Pérez, Our New Community Engagement Manager

    Erycka Montoya Pérez. Photo by Liz Ligon  We are pleased to introduce you to Erycka Montoya Pérez, who recently joined our team as the Community Engagement Manager, a new position created to focus on community-based initiatives, with support from the Nathan Cummings Foundation. The Hi... read more
  • Meet Kyle Mena, our Superstar Summer Intern

    Kyle Mena, who came to Friends of the High Line from the NYC Ladders for Leaders program, has spent the summer learning about the many facets of our organization. Photo by Liz Ligon  This week we bid farewell to Kyle Mena, our invaluable summer intern from NYC Ladders for Leaders. Kyle jo... read more
  • The Next Chapter for Melissa

    Melissa Fisher, Chief Operating Officer at Friends of the High Line, will be moving on from New York City with her husband later this year. Photo by Barry Munger  We have some bittersweet news to share with you. Later this year, Melissa Fisher, our Chief Operating Officer, will be moving o... read more