The High Line Blog

  • Spring Cutback Ends, Spring Season Begins with Earth Day

    Celebrate the culmination of Spring Cutback and the beginning of spring with a day of community festivities on the High Line. Photo by Barry Munger.  Join us for our first-ever Earth Day Celebration on the High Line on Sunday, April 22! This full day of community festivities will mark t... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Redbuds

    The genus Cercis includes 10 species of shrubs, commonly referred to as redbuds. On the High Line you’ll find 5 different cultivars, or types. Pictured here is Cercis canadensis 'Appalachian Red'. Photo by Barry Munger.  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded lan... read more
  • Announcing a New Season of High Line Food

    TMost of the new and returning food partners will be located on the High Line between West 15th and West 16th Street. Photo by Iwan Baan.   The beginning of the 2012 season of High Line Food is just around the corner! You can look forward to enjoying a frozen treat, handcrafted coffe... read more
  • High Line Merchandise & Membership Cart Returns

    Become a member or pick up a unique souvenir – all in support of the maintenance and operations of the High Line.  The weekend of Earth Day marks the return of the High Line Merchandise and Membership Cart to the Chelsea Market Passage, on the High Line at West 16th Street. Here we’ll be ... read more
  • Spring Cutback: The Finishing Touches

    Last week, our administrative staff joined our gardeners in the park to help trim back plants near West 29th Street.   We are in our final week of High Line Spring Cutback. Spring Cutback is an intense six-week-long undertaking that involves trimming back the High Line’s wild grasses,... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Lady Jane tulip

    The High Line’s Lady Jane tulips are a recent crowd-pleaser. Photo by Barry Munger.  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... read more
  • New High Line Art for April

    Last Friday, David Shrigley’s humorous piece, How Are You Feeling?, debuted on HIGH LINE BILLBOARD. It will be on view through May 7. Image courtesy of David Shrigley.  Spring is in the air throughout the park. You’ll notice bright flowers popping up among the trimmed back grasses, new gre... read more
  • Treasure & Bond Supports the High Line

    Treasure & Bond, a new boutique in SoHo, puts a twist on the traditional retail concept by donating 100% of its profits to charities benefiting children in New York City. Image Courtesy of Treasure & Bond.  There is a new way to give back to the High Line and the kids in New York City. ... read more
  • Congratulations to Photographer Justin Lintz!

    High Line Facebook fans chose Justin Lintz's nightscape to be the next High Line Print.  Last month we asked for your help choosing the next High Line Print for our merchandise program that supports the High Line’s maintenance and operations. Drawing from a wealth of vibrant photographs... read more
  • Your Input at the Rail Yards Community Input Meeting

      Since the very beginning, community input has played an important role in shaping the development of the High Line. This tradition continues today. More than 400 neighbors, supporters, members, and friends attended the High Line at the Rail Yards Community Input Meeting on Monday, Marc... read more