The High Line Blog

  • Become a 2012 Member and Double Your Impact

    There’s never been a better time to become a member of the High Line, or to renew your membership for the year ahead. Thanks to a generous $50,000 Membership Matching Gift Challenge made by Lincoln, all membership gifts made between today, April 3, and April 15 will be matched dollar-for-doll... read more
  • Become a 2012 Member and Double Your Impact

    There’s never been a better time to become a member of the High Line, or to renew your membership for the year ahead. Thanks to a generous $50,000 Membership Matching Gift Challenge made by Lincoln, all membership gifts made between today, April 3, and April 15 will be matched dollar-for-doll... read more
  • Become a 2012 Member and Double Your Impact

    There’s never been a better time to become a member of the High Line, or to renew your membership for the year ahead. Thanks to a generous $50,000 Membership Matching Gift Challenge made by Lincoln, all membership gifts made between today, April 3, and April 15 will be matched dollar-for-doll... read more
  • Become a 2012 Member and Double Your Impact

    The 23rd Street Lawn – part of the park that your membership helps maintain. Photo by Iwan Baan.  There’s never been a better time to become a member of the High Line, or to renew your membership for the year ahead. Thanks to a generous $50,000 Membership Matching Gift Challenge made ... read more
  • Spring Cutback: We've Reached the Halfway Point

    Work continues as our staff and volunteers move north, trimming back plant material to make way for spring growth. Photo by Annik La Farge.  We have just completed our fourth week of High Line Spring Cutback. Spring Cutback is an intense six-week-long undertaking that involves trimming ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Pagoda yellow dogtooth violet

    Popping up throughout the park, this small spring bulb can be easy to miss.   The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between the rail tracks after the trains stopped running. The High Line includes more than 300 species of perennials, grasse... read more
  • Next Big Idea: Jeff Koons' 'Train' at the High Line

    A design rendering of Jeff Koons' Train at the High Line. Image by James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Jeff Koons.  As we continue to refine the initial design concepts for the rail yards section of the High Line, the design team is studying a range of options for ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Spike Winter Hazel

    Spike winter hazel blooms with plentiful yellow flowers in late winter or early spring.  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 sp... read more
  • Spring Cutback Volunteer Profile: Pat Jonas

    Pat Jonas is one of the High Line’s most dedicated volunteers. Seen here helping with mulching near West 26th Street earlier this year, Pat has worked closely with our horticulture staff and is returning to help out with her second season of Spring Cutback.  Spring Cutback is a monumental... read more
  • Plant(s) of the Week: Dawn Bodnant Viburnum and White Squill

    Dawn bodnant viburnum has bright pink flowers that are at their peak this time of year.   The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that took root on the elevated rail tracks after the trains stopped running. The High Line includes more than 300 species of... read more