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The third section of the High Line, from 30th to 34th Streets, will be closed to park visitors from Tuesday, February 9, to Tuesday, February 23, due to an ongoing construction project. The High Line between 30th and Gansevoort Streets will remain accessible to visitors during this time.

The High Line Blog

  • Photo of the Week: Summer Blooms

    The beauty of the High Line’s gardens is that the planting beds are an ever-changing palette of textures and colors. This time of year, as plants soak up the summer sun, their foliage seems to grow thicker and thicker each day, sometimes even reaching out into the pathway or over the railings... read more
  • Favorite Green Corps Moments of 2014

    Teen staff reflect on that day's work with High Line Educator Gahl Shottan. Photo by Rowa Lee On June 26, Friends of the High Line will celebrate the graduation of the Green Corps class of 2014 with a Garden Party. In anticipation of this year’s program coming to an end, Green Corps L... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Foxtail Lily

    The foxtail lily, Eremurus stenophyllus, is an iconic late-spring bloom at the High Line. Photo by Friends of the High Line 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 L... read more
  • Photo of the Week: A Piece of History

    If you’ve walked to the High Line’s southernmost tip, you’ve likely noticed the abrupt – yet visually captivating – way the park ends. Long ago, during the years that freight trains still chugged along these elevated tracks, the High Line cut a straight path all the way down to St.... read more
  • New High Line Documentary Debuts June 17

    Great Museums has created a new documentary about the High Line, Elevated Thinking: The High Line in New York City. The piece details the remarkable transformation of the High Line and the people who made it possible. Elevated Thinking debuts this June on your local PBS station. New Yorker... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Purple Milkweed

    In addition to being an important crop, purple milkweed (Asclepias purpurascens) is a particularly handsome plant. Photo by Friends of the High Line 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... read more
  • The First Five Years of High Line Art

    An installation view of Carol Bove's High Line Commission Caterpillar installed on the High Line at the Rail Yards in 2013. Photo by Timothy Schenck. Friends of the High Line founded High Line Art in 2009 with the opening of the first section of the High Line. The mission of High Line Art is ... read more
  • Photo of the Week: A Look Back

    Joel Sternfeld, Fallen Billboard, November 2000. Courtesy of the artist and Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York. "As soon as Joel saw it, he took me aside and said, 'I want to do this. Don’t let anyone else up here for a year. I will give you beautiful photos.'" – High Line Co-Founder Ro... read more
  • The Power of Programming

    High Line Educator Karen Lew Biney-Amissah makes history fun for a group of students. Photo by Rowa Lee Long before the High Line was a forgone conclusion, Friends of the High Line staff learned a valuable lesson about the power of programming from our very first landlords. In 2002, Josh Davi... read more
  • Melt-ing Our Hearts

    Julian Plyter of Melt Bakery talks with High Line visitors. Photo by Armando Rafael Photography Melt Bakery was one of the first vendors selected for the High Line Food program, and Melt's decadent, locally sourced ice-cream sandwiches have become park staples. As part of our High Line anniversa... read more