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Please note: PLEASE NOTE: The High Line's northernmost section—from 30th Street and 11th Avenue to 34th Street between 11th Avenue and 12th Avenue — will be temporarily closed from Monday, August 17 through Monday, September 21, for some maintenance work on the Interim Walkway. The rest of the park will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Learn more

The High Line Blog

  • Photo of the Week: After the Rain

    Visitors enjoy an evening walk along the High Line after a day of rain. Photo by Derek Wolter  High Line Flickr Pool contributor Derek Wolter captured this beautiful photo of visitors walking along the High Line on a summer evening after a day of rain. Visit this section of the park, n... read more
  • Rail Yards Weekends: Walk the High Line’s Final Section

    Join us this October for a special opportunity to explore the final section of the High Line, thanks to support from UNIQLO.  Mark your calendars! The High Line’s final section at the rail yards is currently closed to visitors, but we will be opening the gates for you to explore the s... read more
  • Photos: Honey Day at the High Line

    Honey Day at the High Line featured educational activities, honey tastings, and honey products for sale, all in celebration of the industrious honeybee. Photos (clockwise from right) by Liz Ligon, Jenna Saraco, and Melissa Mansur.   Friends of the High Line partnered with Brooklyn Grange... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Broadleaf ironweed

    This time of year Broadleaf ironweed displays beautiful purple flowers that turn to fluffy seed heads. Photo by Patrick Cullina   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,... read more
  • Congrats! Youth Staff Alum Moving On to Clean Energy Corps

    As a member of the High Line Youth Staff, Carla Hernández has worked with Friends of the High Line in so many capacities over the last year, from helping with our community surveying, to working alongside our gardeners during an alternative spring break program. Photo by Liz Ligon  High ... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Play With Your Food

    This past Wednesday, for our first session of Play With Your Food, High Line Food vendor People’s Pops joined us to make fresh lemon shaved ice with kids. Photo by Rowa Lee  In this great photo by Rowa Lee, People’s Pops co-owner David Carrell looks on as young Play With Your Food particip... read more
  • Diane Von Furstenberg Designs Exclusive Collection for the High Line

    Recently some of our staff – including Horticulture Foreman Johnny Linville and Administrative Assistant Shannon Scott, pictured above – took the new DVF High Line merchandise for a test run. Photo by Liz Ligon  We are thrilled to debut a new collection of limited-edition apparel and pro... read more
  • Film Committee Reflects on High Line Teen Picks

    The Teen Picks Film Committee brought together a group of local teens who conceived of and planned a three-screening film series from start to finish. Photo by Daniella Zalcman  This special blog post comes to you from Luz Delma Adon, Raquel Rosado, Liza Rosado, and Juwan Stone, who, wit... read more
  • Happy Birthday John Cage

    John Cage, installation view of One11 and 103, 1992. Photo: Austin Kennedy. Courtesy of Friends of the High Line and Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York..  If you have visited the High Line this month, you may have noticed a new video projection in the semi-enclosed passageway on the... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Harlequin Glorybower

    Harlequin glorybower produces beautiful jasmine-like flowers at the end of summer and bright blue berries later in the fall.  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... read more