The High Line Blog

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    Photo of the Week: Seasonal Transitions

    Photos by Melissa MansurWhile tomorrow's forecast is a blustery throwback to this winter's snowy fury, don't worry, spring – and all the delights it brings – is here to stay. Friends of the High Line's largest horticultural undertaking Spring Cutback kicked off this week, and we've officially spo... read more
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    Plant of the Week: Jelena Witch Hazel

    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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    Digging Deeper with Isabelle Cornaro

    Archeo, an outdoor group exhibition about technology and obsolescence, brings together the work of artists who employ outmoded technologies and outdated machinery as a reflection on humanity's continuous fascination and frustration with technology.The following Q&A with artist Isabelle Cornar... read more
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    Plant of the Week: Chinese Astilbe

    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: 23rd and Tenth

    Photographer David Goodman's photo essay 23rd and Tenth is a visual diary of sorts – a daily record of one corner, shot from the same High Line vantage point. The idea is simple, and the results are beautiful. Two years into the project and hundreds of images later, Goodman has no plans of stoppi... read more
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    A Fond Farewell to Peter Mullan

    Photo by Liz LigonAfter more than a decade at Friends of the High Line, Executive Vice President Peter Mullan is moving on. Peter has been instrumental in the High Line's success, and he will be greatly missed. As sad as we all are to see Peter go, we are delighted about his next role: CEO of the... read more
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    Welcome This Year's High Line Teens

    Left to Right: High Line Teen Leaders Tia, Susana, Alice, Naylin and Will. Not pictured: Damary. Photo by Liz Ligon.High Line Teen programs offer paid job opportunities for local youth in cultural production, horticulture, and education. In February we welcomed 24 teens – selected from an applica... read more
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    Digging Deeper with Marianne Vitale

    Archeo, an outdoor group exhibition about technology and obsolescence, brings together the work of artists who employ outmoded technologies and outdated machinery as a reflection on humanity's continuous fascination and frustration with technology.The following Q&A with artist Marianne Vitale... read more
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    Plant of the Week: American Holly

    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: Winter Sunbathing

    Photo by Steven SeveringhausThis week The New York Times said what we've all been thinking: winter is getting old. This season has been a harsh one, and though we may be dreaming about the coming spring, the bright beauty of winter is undeniable. This image by High Line photographer Steven Severi... read more