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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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    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
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    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
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    Plant of the Week: Graceful Cattail

    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: Summer Siesta on the High Line

    Photo by Anita NgWith the summer solstice quickly approaching, temperatures are rising and people are unwinding. In New York, this can only mean one thing — a day at the park! During the summer, New York City parks become playgrounds for people of all ages, whether on the weekends or during espec... read more
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    Gardening in the Sky: Growth on the High Line

    In our new Gardening in the Sky blog series, Horticulture Manager Andi Pettis shares the history of the High Line's trees and their dramatic transformations.Before the High Line became a park, the design team of architecture firm Diller, Scofidio + Renfro and landscape architects James Corner Fie... read more
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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