The High Line Blog

  • Up Late: A Conversation with Yael "KAT" Modiano & Ursula Scherrer

    On July 21, as part of Friends of the High Line's first-ever Up Late event on the High Line, we're inviting visitors to roam the park after-hours and be transported as dancers, musicians, and visual artists illuminate the park with participatory performances, installations, and a world of hidd... read more
  • Make It Sweet!

    Top 5 Reasons to Come to Make it Sweet!

    During Make It Sweet! on Saturday, July 23, you can enjoy a whole day of family fun on the High Line: get your hands dirty in our mobile garden, create a large-scale art installation with an artist, hear stories from everyone's favorite librarian, design custom-made structures with the Chil... read more
  • ​Up Late: A Conversation with Shandoah Goldman of Carte Blanche Performance

    On July 21, as part of Friends of the High Line's first-ever Up Late event on the High Line, we're inviting visitors to roam the park after-hours and be transported as dancers, musicians, and visual artists illuminate the park with participatory performances, installations, and a world of hidd... read more
  • Up Late: A Conversation with Merche Blasco

    On July 21, as part of Friends of the High Line's first-ever Up Late event on the High Line, we're inviting visitors to roam the park after-hours and be transported as dancers, musicians, and visual artists illuminate the park with participatory performances, installations, and a world of hidd... read more
  • Up Late: A Conversation with Jordan Eagles

    On July 21, as part of Friends of the High Line's first-ever Up Late event on the High Line, we're inviting visitors to roam the park after-hours and be transported as dancers, musicians, and visual artists illuminate the park with participatory performances, installations, and a world of hidd... read more
  • Manhattanhenge

    Don't Miss: Manhattanhenge

    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 center line of majo... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Spiked gayfeather

    Summer is hitting its stride in our High Line gardens. I love this time of year in my zone, the Chelsea Grasslands, because of the bold colors, overflowing planting beds, and abundance of pollinators. One striking perennial in the grasslands is Liatris spicata, or spiked gayfeather. "Spicata" ... read more
  • Up Late: A Conversation with Rob Roth

    On July 21, as part of Friends of the High Line's first-ever Up Late event on the High Line, we're inviting visitors to roam the park after-hours and be transported as dancers, musicians, and visual artists illuminate the park with participatory performances, installations, and a world of hidd... read more
  • Gardening in the Sky

    ​Gardening in the Sky: New York's Cosmopolitan Plants

    Ecologists have begun to pay close attention to the spontaneous vegetation that appears in disused spaces like the High Line's original railroad beds. Sometimes referred to as "cosmopolitan", these self-seeded plant communities are comprised of unique mixes of native and exotic species. Such p... read more
  • High Line Teens

    A Teen Night Wanderland

    "If you don't know where you are going, any road can take you there." ― Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Take a journey with the Teen Arts and Culture Council (TACC) at our Wanderland Teen Night this July 14 from 6:00—9:00 PM on the High Line at the West 16th Stree... read more