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The High Line Blog

  • Families on the High Line: Learning from Nature

    How do you use the High Line as a family? Is it a place to relax and reconnect? An opportunity to look closely at plants and animals in the heart of the city? A source of creativity? The High Line inspires teachers, storytellers, and artists every day, and each month we are inviting them to s... read more
  • Unapologetically Black: A Conversation with The Illustrious Blacks

    Mark your calendars for an interplanetary party from the future with Out of Line: The Illustrious Blacks on June 23 beginning at 9:00 PM on the High Line under The Standard, High Line at Little West 12th Street. The Out of Line series is inspired by the original Renegade Cabaret and designed t... read more
  • Friends of the High Line Convenes Leaders of Urban Reuse Projects

    A note from Friends of the High Line Co-Founder and Executive Director Robert Hammond Since Joshua David and I co-founded Friends of the High Line (FHL) in 1999, and especially since the first section of the High Line opened to the public in 2009, we've been asked the "How did you do it?" que... read more
  • Learning on the Line: First Grade Park Study

    In the fall, our first grade Social Studies curriculum looks at parks and why they're important to the community. We go on field trips to different parks around NYC, and this year we were fortunate enough to have a partnership with Friends of the High Line. Our Social Studies Park Unit was... read more
  • Pride

    High Line Shop Introduces New Pride Products

    To celebrate Pride Month, we're introducing a series of fun, new High Line pride products at the High Line Shop. Products are available online at thehighline.org/shop and on the High Line at West 16th Street as well as at Gansevoort Street. Get yours today! Visit the High Line Shop ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Grace smokebush

    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, adaptability... read more
  • Gardening in the Sky: “Greener” Grass

    It's hard to overstate the impact lawns have on American ecosystems. In 2005, NASA published the results of a study that found "lawns – including residential and commercial lawns, golf courses, etc. – could be considered the single largest irrigated crop in America in terms of surface area.... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Indian Physic

    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, adaptability... read more
  • Renegade Style: Renegade Cabaret's Return to the Stage

    Patty Heffley, along with the original members of the fire escape series Renegade Cabaret, returned to the makeshift stage on May 26 to entertain hundreds of High Line visitors and dedicated fans in the first performance of Friends of the High Line's series Out of Line. While an aerial scissor li... read more
  • People's Pops

    People’s Pops Strawberry Rhubarb Pops

    High Line vendor People's Pops is known for transforming locally grown fruit into delicious hand-made pops. Visit them on the High Line at West 16th Street, or create your own strawberry rhubarb pops using their special recipe:People's Pops Strawberry Rhubarb Popsyield – 10 – 3 fl oz pops½ pound ... read more