The High Line Blog

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    Plant of the Week: Goat's Beard

    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 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptability, d... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Blocks by Rashid Johnson

    Photo by Scott LynchA caged composition of black steel grids and bright yellow busts, Blocks by Rashid Johnson has not only provided an organic foil to the natural landscape of the High Line, but also has become a favorite sight for High Line visitors. One quick tap on the High Line location tag ... read more
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    Plant of the Week: Wild Quinine

    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 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptability, d... read more
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    Photo of the Week: The collectivity project

    Photo by Liz LigonFor any LEGO lovers who find themselves on the High Line by West 30th Street, we have just the treat for you. The collectivity project, High Line Art's newly opened art installation created by Olafur Eliasson, is made of two tons of white LEGO bricks.The public art project featu... read more
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    Elevated Eats: La Sonrisa

    Please join us in welcoming the newest High Line food vendor, La Sonrisa! Ariel Rodriguez and his team have only been on the High Line a few weeks, but they're already one of our go-to lunch spots. For this week's installment of Elevated Eats, we followed the process of making a mushroom empanada... read more
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    Plant of the Week: Terracotta Yarrow

    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 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptability, d... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Manhattanhenge

    Photo by Rowa Lee 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 c... read more
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    Plant of the Week: Wild White Indigo

    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 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptability, d... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Spring Sunset

    Photo by Steven Severinghaus"Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn." – Ralph Waldo EmersonIt's difficult not to feel inspired and awed at sunset. And as we creep closer to the summer solstice, the last light of the day lingers ever so longer. We love this recent photo by High Line Photogr... read more
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    Plant of the Week: Wild Geranium

    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 300 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptability, d... read more