The High Line Blog

  • Mariana Castillo Deball’s Tales from Mexico

    High Line Art presents a wide array of artwork including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs, and a series of billboard interventions. Learn more about Mariana Castillo Deball's Who would measure the space, who would tell me the moment?, part of the group ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Purple milkweed

    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 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptabili... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

    You may be surprised to learn that there are not one, but five, different species of woodpeckers that grace New York City's five boroughs. Some of them are year-round residents (die-hard New Yorkers!) and others make their way to the city during annual migrations. We were thrilled to spot one ... read more
  • Throwback Thursday: Pablo Bronstein’s 'Intermezzo: Two girls wear fashion garments on a palm tree'

    High Line Art presents a wide array of artwork including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs, and a series of billboard interventions. Learn more about artworks currently on view at art.thehighline.org. With his irreverent tableaux in which sculpture, ... read more
  • Yutaka Sone’s Marble Island

    High Line Art presents a wide array of artwork including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs, and a series of billboard interventions. Learn more about Yutaka Sone's Little Manhattan New York, New York on view through March 2016 on the High Line at West 13... read more
  • Plant(s) of the Week: Bigleaf magnolia & Umbrella tree

    Magnolia tripetala. Photo by: Steven Severinghaus 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 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and... read more
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    Photo(s) of the Week: Winter Sunsets

    Winter – either you love it or you hate it. While we can't say we enjoy shoveling more than our fair share of snow (a whole one and a half miles of it!), walking the park in wintertime never gets old, not even for us Friends of the High Line staff members. These recent photos by Hi... read more
  • High Line Love Stories

    The High Line has long been known as one of the most romantic spots in the city: Time Out New York dubbed it a top pickup spot, it's been designated NYC's #1 date destination, and NewYork.com called it a top site that's perfect for romance. To celebrate Valentine's Day, Friends of the High... read more
  • Rashid Johnson’s Minimalist Blocks

    High Line Art presents a wide array of artwork including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs, and a series of billboard interventions. Learn more about Rashid Johnson's Blocks, now on view on the High Line at Little West 12th Street. Inspired by a childhood... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Foxglove beardtongue

    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 500 species of perennials, grasses, shrubs, and trees – each chosen for their hardiness, adaptabili... read more