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The High Line Blog

  • Plant(s) of the Week: Bigleaf magnolia & Umbrella tree

    Magnolia tripetala. Photo by: Steven Severinghaus The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and... read more
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    Photo(s) of the Week: Winter Sunsets

    Winter – either you love it or you hate it. While we can't say we enjoy shoveling more than our fair share of snow (a whole one and a half miles of it!), walking the park in wintertime never gets old, not even for us Friends of the High Line staff members. These recent photos by Hi... read more
  • High Line Love Stories

    The High Line has long been known as one of the most romantic spots in the city: Time Out New York dubbed it a top pickup spot, it's been designated NYC's #1 date destination, and NewYork.com called it a top site that's perfect for romance. To celebrate Valentine's Day, Friends of the High... read more
  • Rashid Johnson’s Minimalist Blocks

    High Line Art presents a wide array of artwork including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs, and a series of billboard interventions. Learn more about Rashid Johnson's Blocks, now on view on the High Line at Little West 12th Street. Inspired by a childhood... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Foxglove beardtongue

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptabili... read more
  • Blizzard 2016: Top 30 High Line Snow Photos

    Just when we East Coasters thought we had somehow miraculously escaped winter unscathed, a record-breaking winter storm arrived and left more than two feet of snow in its wake. Maybe it was its not-at-all-scary name – recalling a certain trio of contemporary teen heartthrob brothers – but W... read more
  • Gardening in the Sky: Making the Cut

    Staff arborist, Marek Pundzak, working on an Acer triflorum Pruning is one of the most important ways to promote tree and shrub health, particularly since a bad cut can affect a tree for years to come. As Marek Pundzak, staff arborist for Friends of the High Line, says: "Before a single c... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Japanese clethra

    The High Line's planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptab... read more
  • Flashback Friday: Snow Removal on the High Line

    High Line staff work tirelessly to remove snow from the park entrance at West 14th Street. As New Yorkers prepare to hunker down and cozy up for a Netflix marathon during the upcoming winter storm, Friends of the High Line team members will be hard at work removing snow from the park to cr... read more
  • The High Line in 45 Seconds

    We invite you to join Friends of the High Line on a photographic journey through history, beginning with the West Side Cowboys and ending with present day programs. When Friends of the High Line was founded 16 years ago, we never imagined we would someday welcome so many visitors —includ... read more