The High Line Blog

  • Photography: Summer at the High Line

    Our gardeners are hard at work this time of year, making sure the park is at its most beautiful. Photo by Beverly Israely.  With more than 1,500 contributors, the High Line Flickr Pool gathers some of the best photographs of the park. The images are displayed in a rotating gallery on ou... read more
  • Neighborhood News: The Standard, New York Opens a New Restaurant

    If you love food, it’s never been a better time to stop by the High Line. This season marks the first time that we are offering both sweet and savory food on the park itself, and we just got word that our friends over at The Standard, New York have opened a new seasonal outdoor restaurant belo... read more
  • Homeless Museum Comes Up to the High Line

    We are pleased to welcome the Homeless Museum of Art to the High Line. The museum, also called HoMu for short, is an performance created by New York-based artist Filip Noterdaeme. Since its inception in 2002, the work has existed in a state of perpetual flux. It has been a live-in museum in ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Butterfly Milkweed

    Butterfly milkweed is a native of the eastern United States and Canada that’s a favorite among butterflies and other pollinators.   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. Toda... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Purple prairie clover

    Purple prairie clover’s blooms are popular with both visitors and pollinators. Photo by Beverly Israely.  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 ... read more
  • 23rd Street Lawn Will Be Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

    The 23rd Street Lawn is a popular gathering space on the High Line, offering open green space for picnicking, sunbathing, and people-watching. Restoration plays a major role in maintaining the Lawn. To this end, the Lawn will be temporarily closed for a number of weeks to allow the grass to ... read more
  • Enjoy High Line Food and Share a Meal on Twitter or Instagram

    This season of High Line Food is in full-swing! Follow us after the jump to learn how you can enter to win a complimentary lunch from Terroir at The Porch. This season at the High Line you will find a little something special to satisfy any craving – from pastries and single-origin drip c... read more
  • Happy Pride! New High Line Poster by Kevin McDermott

    This weekend, we’ll be celebrating NYC Pride with the debut of “Walking the High Line,” a special edition fine-art poster by NYC-based photographer Kevin McDermott. Beginning today, the 18" x 24" full-color poster will be available for $16 from our Merch Cart, located on the High Line at West ... read more
  • Thomas Houseago's Large-Scale Sculpture Lying Figure, part of High Line Art

    Thomas Houseago, Lying Figure, 2012. Photo by Austin Kennedy.  Under The Standard at Little West 12th Street, among the plants and railroad tracks sits Lying Figure, a large-scale sculpture by Los Angeles-based artist Thomas Houseago. Known for using materials like wood, clay, plaster... read more
  • Photos: Summer Party on the High Line

    Last night we hosted the Summer Party on the High Line presented by Coach, a unique fundraising event for the park. Photo by Billy Farrell  Thanks to all who came out to last night’s Summer Party on the High Line presented by Coach. The event brought together the High Line and Coach &nd... read more