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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

  • OptOutside Park Beauty Fall Visit

    #OptOutside this Black Friday

    Photo by Timothy Schenck When the last bite of turkey and stuffing are eaten on Thanksgiving Day, we're left with full bellies, unseasonably warm weather, and quality time to spend with family and friends. We believe that the holiday season is for just that – enjoying the company of ou... read more
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    Turkeys on the High Line

    This photo from the 1950s shows a locomotive chugging along the High Line at West 30th Street. Photo by Jim Shaughnessy With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we're reminded of a fun fact from the High Line's industrial past. As legend has it, in 1980, after years of declining use,... read more
  • Creating a Welcoming Public Space for All of Our Neighbors

    While reading the compelling New York Times article, "In Chelsea, a Great Wealth Divide," we were happy to discover a quote from Juwan Stone, a past member of Friends of the High Line's Youth Corps, who named the High Line as a place where he feels welcome even as the neighborhood changes. ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Chinese Fringe tree

    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... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Grace Smokebush

    Hello, from our friend the smokebush. Most of the fall color has passed, but the smokebush is still going strong. GIF by Steven Severinghaus Autumn at the High Line wouldn't be complete without the fiery red foliage of Grace smokebush, Continus 'Grace.' It's a visitor – and staff – favor... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Fall Foliage

    Photo by Timothy SchenckIt has been an amazing year to enjoy fall foliage. This October and November were an explosion of warm hues, autumnal blooms, and photo ops galore. There are still a few good days of color left in the season, but don't lament the impending winter!Contrary to what you ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Rosa glauca

    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, adaptab... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Juniperus virginiana

    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, adaptabil... read more
  • Photo(s) of the Week: High Line Art in Fall

    The High Line is a unique setting for presenting art. Unlike the white wall of a traditional gallery, the plant life, the weather, and the cityscape that surround High Line Art's installations are ever changing. Over the years, Director & Chief Curator of High Line Art Cecilia Alemani has ... read more
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    Video: Fall Foliage Tour

    Photo by Timothy Schenck This morning, the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation stopped by the High Line for a short fall foliage tour with Friends of the High Line Interim Director of Horticulture Andi Pettis. The tour was broadcast live via Periscope, where users were able ... read more