The High Line Blog

  • High Line Gardeners in Winter: Plans, Preparation, and Research

    High Line Gardener Kaspar Wittlinger leads a tool tune-up session for High Line Gardeners and High Line Volunteers. Here he shows the group the proper technique for sharpening a pair of pruning shears.  At this time of year, we get this question all the time: “What do the gardeners do i... read more
  • Photos: A Miniaturized Look at the High Line

    Photographer Ben Thomas’ playful tilt-shift cityscapes visually evoke miniature scale models. Here, at 30 feet above the street on the High Line, the camera’s gaze looks east toward the intersection of West 23rd Street and 10th Avenue.   One of our favorite ways to stay updated on park lif... read more
  • Your Input on the Design of the High Line at the Rail Yards

    High Line at the Rail Yards Community Meeting in December, 2011. Photo by Yoon Kim  We asked. You told us. Now the fun begins. In December, more than 200 neighborhood residents joined us at Public School 11 in Chelsea to tell us what they want to see in the design of the third and f... read more
  • 2011: The Year in Photos

    Dear Friends, Thank you for helping us make 2011 an incredible year for the High Line. This year saw two major milestones for the High Line: the opening of the High Line from West 20th Street to West 30th Street, doubling the length of the park, and an agreement to preserve the third an... read more
  • High Line Web Shop: New Year's Poster Sale

    You've decked the halls, now decorate your walls with High Line posters from our Web Shop. For the first week in January, enjoy 50% off posters from three of our favorite artists and photographers. Joel Sternfeld, Paula Scher, and Michael DeFeo posters, regularly $16, will be $8 for one week ... read more
  • Winter Guide to the High Line

    The winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata) on the High Line near West 21st Street. Photo by Barry Munger.  Temperatures may be dropping, but you will find a beautiful landscape, thought-provoking public art, and engaging public programs at the High Line over the next few months. Here are a ... read more
  • Food Architecture: Gingerbread High Line

    An edible High Line made of gingerbread, frosting, and festive winter plants is now on view at Cookshop.  Edible High Lines are the new trend this holiday season. You can find the latest creation at Cookshop, a favorite neighborhood restaurant located on the corner of 10th Avenue and We... read more
  • Reasons to Give "High Line" to Your Friends and Family

    The holidays are upon us. If you find yourself searching for the perfect gift for your loved one, look no further than the High Line Web Shop, where you can pick up your copy of High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky. Here are the reasons why our new book makes a great... read more
  • A Delicious First Season of High Line Food

    The Chelsea Market Passage was home to High Line Food vendors all summer and fall. Photo by Iwan Baan.  Our first full season of High Line Food will soon come to a close. We pulled together some photos of our favorite moments from the year. Take a look, and tell us what you think. We hope... read more
  • Meet the Co-Founders and Get Your Book Signed

    Planning to give a copy of our new book, High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky, as a holiday gift? Join us this week to get the book signed by the authors, Joshua David and Robert Hammond. The High Line Co-Founders will be at Charles Nolan on Thursday, December 8 and... read more