The High Line Blog

  • Partners in Preservation: Vote for the High Line

    Help us keep the High Line spectacular by casting your vote at Partners in Preservation. With your help, the High Line can receive critical funding for maintenance work on the 10th Avenue Square, pictured above. Photo by Iwan Baan  There’s a new way to support the High Line. The park h... read more
  • High Line Green Corps Offers Local Teens Hands-On Experience

    Ten local teens spent their spring break working side-by-side with High Line Gardeners while they learned about green jobs from a variety of guest speakers. Photo by Joan Garvin.  As part of our ongoing community engagement initiative, we are always looking for new ways to involve our c... read more
  • 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