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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

  • 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
  • Photo of the Week: Busy Bee

    With abundant blooms, the High Line is the perfect place for honeybees. Here one tiny winged pollinator collects nectar and pollen from the High Line’s butterfly milkweed flowers. Photo by Melissa Mansur  High Line Photographer Melissa Mansur captured this great shot of a honeybee collec... read more
  • Community Perspective: Letters from Supporters

    High Line Supporters from the Portrait Project. Photos by Tom Kletecka  When you see the High Line on blogs and in the newspapers, you often read praise for the park’s innovative design, thought-provoking artworks, extraordinary views, family activities, and the many ways it has positively... read more
  • Meet Erycka Montoya Pérez, Our New Community Engagement Manager

    Erycka Montoya Pérez. Photo by Liz Ligon  We are pleased to introduce you to Erycka Montoya Pérez, who recently joined our team as the Community Engagement Manager, a new position created to focus on community-based initiatives, with support from the Nathan Cummings Foundation. The Hi... read more
  • Farewell to Adrian Benepe, One of the High Line’s First Champions

    Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe is moving on to The Trust for Public Land. Photo by The Trust for Public Land. read more
  • Plant of the Week: Prairie Dropseed

    Prairie dropseed is a native grass, known for the distinct scent produced by its seed heads in the late summer. Photo by Cristina Macaya  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 1980... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Evening in the 10th Avenue Square

    Evenings offer an opportunity to experience the park and the surrounding cityscape in a unique way. Photo by Liz Ligon  August is a great time to stop by the High Line in the evening to experience amazing sunsets, grab a cold drink and a bite to eat from one of our High Line Food Vendors,... read more
  • Meet Kyle Mena, our Superstar Summer Intern

    Kyle Mena, who came to Friends of the High Line from the NYC Ladders for Leaders program, has spent the summer learning about the many facets of our organization. Photo by Liz Ligon  This week we bid farewell to Kyle Mena, our invaluable summer intern from NYC Ladders for Leaders. Kyle jo... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Major Wheeler Coral Honeysuckle

    The vines of Major Wheeler coral honeysuckle climb up the vegetal screen between West 17th and West 18th Streets. Stop by this week to enjoy its bright red blooms. Photo by Patrick Cullina  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail t... read more