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Please note: PLEASE NOTE: The High Line's northernmost section—from 30th Street and 11th Avenue to 34th Street between 11th Avenue and 12th Avenue — will be temporarily closed from Monday, August 17 through Monday, September 21, for some maintenance work on the Interim Walkway. The rest of the park will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Learn more

The High Line Blog

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    Plant of the Week: Swamp-Rose Mallow

    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(s) of the Week: "School's Out!" Summer Family Fun

    Now that summer is well underway, the kids are out of school and ready to play! On the High Line, there's no shortage of fun activities for families during the summer season.High Line Kids programs have just begun, which include free weekly drop-in activities that encourage children of all ages t... read more
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    Plant of the Week: Trumpet Lily

    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(s) of the Week: Drawing Inspiration from the High Line

    While scrolling through the photos tagged with @highlinenyc on Instagram last week, we came across a beautiful drawing of the Diller – von Furstenberg Sundeck created by artist and New York City native Nick Golebiewski. Wanting to know more about the drawing, we did some further research and disc... read more
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    Field Trips Allow Students to Travel Back in Time on the High Line

    High Line Educator Karen Lew Biney-Amissah shares historic documents with field trip visitors. Photo by Rowa Lee. Guided field trips on the park have long been a highlight and a unique educational opportunity for local students. We're proud to share that during the past fall and spring seasons, m... read more
  • Plant of the week visions in pink chinese astilbe list image

    Plant of the Week: Visions in Pink 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(s) of the Week: #ProudOutLoud

    In celebration of Pride Week, Friends of the High Line asked visitors and members of the community to share why they're proud. While on the High Line this week and at the Folsom Street East street festival last Sunday, participants who shared their #proudoutloud messages had their portrai... read more
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    Green Corps Cultivates Connections

    Youth at the Northeast Regional Youth Food Justice Summit at East New York Farms. Photo by Green Corps.This month, we worked with youth from EcoStation:NY, Added Value, East New York Farms, and The Children's Aid Society to organize the first-ever Northeast Regional Youth Food Justice Summit. Hel... read more
  • Friends of the High Line Leadership Update

    Dear Friends,As you know, the Board of Directors of Friends of the High Line has undertaken a national search to fill the position of Executive Director of this extraordinary organization. We had very strong interest from many candidates and the board's Search Committee spent much time reviewing ... read more
  • A Note from Robert

    Dear Friends, I could not be happier assuming the role of Executive Director - removing the word "Interim" from the title. I am very excited at how things have turned out.Maybe some of you are surprised - and I bet some of you are not surprised at all. I thought it might be helpful to explain a l... read more