The High Line Blog

  • PHOTOS: High Line Book Release Party

    October 18 marked the anticipated official release of High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky, which tells the over decade of work that went into transforming the first two sections of the High Line from once-abandoned elevated railway into the innovative public park i... read more
  • PHOTOS: High Line Book Release Party

    October 18 marked the anticipated official release of High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky, which tells the over decade of work that went into transforming the first two sections of the High Line from once-abandoned elevated railway into the innovative public park i... read more
  • PHOTOS: High Line Book Release Party

    October 18 marked the anticipated official release of High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky, which tells the over decade of work that went into transforming the first two sections of the High Line from once-abandoned elevated railway into the innovative public park i... read more
  • Take a Stroll on the High Line with Google Street View

    Ever find yourself on the phone or writing an email trying to explain a specific spot or vantage point on the High Line? As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. And that is why your life just got a lot easier thanks to Google Street View, which now features the High Line, allow... read more
  • Good Food For A Good Cause

    High Line supporters enjoyed a walk-around tasting dinner featuring acclaimed chefs from the neighborhood. Photo by Patrick McMullan.  We would like to extend a special thank you to Tom Colicchio, Chef/Owner of Colicchio & Sons, and the talented chefs from the restaurants along the High... read more
  • Urbanized Now Playing at the IFC Center

    Designers, architects, engineers, and planning nerds like us will appreciate A.O. Scott’s review of Gary Hustwit’s new film, Urbanized in today’s New York Times. “Like a really good class taught by a team of enthusiastic professors, Urbanized supplies grist for many late-night arguments or... read more
  • Rail Yards Talks: New Video of Rick Darke and Robert Hammond

    Robert Hammond presents the third section of the historic High Line, the High Line at the rail yards. Photo by Liz Ligon.  It is the question we are asked most often by visitors on the High Line: what is happening with the final section of the High Line just beyond the construction fence ... read more
  • A Social Soup Experiment on the High Line

    Guests gather at a communal table at Friends of the High Line's Social Soup Experiment, Saturday, October 22  What happens when hundreds of people gather for a one-pot meal at a communal table in a restaurant without walls placed on the High Line? Why, they eat of course! On Satur... read more
  • Composting at the High Line

    Grass clippings, tree trimmings, banana peels, and coffee grounds might sound like things you’d throw in the trash, but here at the High Line, these are all raw ingredients for “black gold,” better known as compost. Maintaining the High Line's more than 100,000 perennials, grasses, shrubs, ... read more
  • Signs of Fall on the High Line

    The seed heads of the wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa 'Claire Grace') on the High Line.  The High Line is full of signs that fall has arrived in New York City. There is a chill in the air, and picnics on the 23rd Street Lawn and the sights and sounds of children splashing in the water fe... read more