The High Line Blog

  • Photo of the Week: Evening in the 10th Avenue Square

    Evenings offer an opportunity to experience the park and the surrounding cityscape in a unique way. Photo by Liz Ligon  August is a great time to stop by the High Line in the evening to experience amazing sunsets, grab a cold drink and a bite to eat from one of our High Line Food Vendors,... read more
  • Meet Kyle Mena, our Superstar Summer Intern

    Kyle Mena, who came to Friends of the High Line from the NYC Ladders for Leaders program, has spent the summer learning about the many facets of our organization. Photo by Liz Ligon  This week we bid farewell to Kyle Mena, our invaluable summer intern from NYC Ladders for Leaders. Kyle jo... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle

    The vines of Major Wheeler coral honeysuckle climb up the vegetal screen between West 17th and West 18th Streets. Stop by this week to enjoy its bright red blooms. Photo by Patrick Cullina  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail t... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Morning Reading

    A visitor relaxes with her summer reading on a High Line bench at West 24th Street. Photo by Navid Baraty  High Line Flickr Pool contributor Navid Baraty captured this iconic summer moment of a visitor reading near Parker’s Variety fernleaf yarrow, Achillea filipendulina ‘Parker’s Variety... read more
  • Recent Artworks in Our Neighborhood

    Photo by Dan Nguyen.  Since the first section opened to the public in 2009, the High Line has inspired many in the West Chelsea community to install murals, sculptures, and other works of art around the High Line. We are often asked if these projects are part of High Line Art, and althoug... read more
  • Photos from Friends: Beverly Israely

    Beverly Israely’s photos celebrate the delicate textures and small details of the High Line. Photo by Beverly Israely  The High Line is a great place to take photographs. Whether you’re a horticulture enthusiast focusing on blooms, an architecture fan capturing the cityscape, or an art-l... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Northern blazing star

    Northern blazing star is in bloom between West 27th and West 30th Streets in the Wildflower Field.  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 ... read more
  • Sea of Green Next to the High Line

    Elad Lassry, Women (065, 055), 2012. Part of HIGH LINE BILLBOARD. Installation view, Edison Properties, West 18th Street at 10th Avenue, New York. On view August 1 – September 7, 2012. Photo: Austin Kennedy. Courtesy of Friends of the High Line..   Wednesday morning we braved the rain to ... read more
  • Photo of the Week: In the Wildflower Field

    Two visitors pause to chat amongst the bright yellow blooms of the High Line’s tall tickseed. Photo by Sarah Tester  High Line Flickr Pool contributor Sarah Tester shared this beautiful photo of a sunny summer day on the High Line. Visitors take leisurely strolls, stopping for a moment to ... read more
  • ¡Arriba! Community Dance Parties Celebrate Summer on the High Line

    Dancing to the rhythms of Juan Morales and Sonido Costeño during ¡Arriba! Photo by Liz Ligon  This summer, you will find some of New York City’s best Latin bands at the High Line. It is all part of ¡Arriba! – our series of free, community dance parties, presented in partnership with HAI a... read more