The High Line Blog

  • Ice Skating Below the High Line

    The Standard Ice Rink is now open below the High Line at West 13th Street. Photo by Chris Mosier  There is a new ice-skating venue below the High Line. The Standard Ice Rink is now open! This is the second year that our friends at The Standard, New York have brought the rink to the High ... read more
  • PHOTOS: Explosive Dance Performance on the High Line

    Below The Standard, New York, dancers in boldly colored costumes do acrobatic kicks as part of Half-Mythical, Half-Legendary Americanism. Photo by Liz Ligon.  On November 12 and 14, visitors gathered to watch dancers in brightly colored costumes jump, run, kick, and cartwheel along the ... read more
  • We're Thankful

    Fall foliage near the Falcone Flyover, on the High Line at West 25th Street. Photo by Joan Garvin.  This week we celebrate Thanksgiving at the High Line. Thank you for supporting us do all of the things we do to keep the park thriving. We have much to be thankful for this year. We opened... read more
  • Jane Fonda Meets Rodchenko on the High Line

    Half-Mythical, Half-Legendary Americanism. read more
  • Jane Fonda Meets Rodchenko on the High Line

    Half-Mythical, Half-Legendary Americanism. read more
  • Jane Fonda Meets Rodchenko on the High Line

    Half-Mythical, Half-Legendary Americanism. read more
  • Chelsea Bike Lanes Become Even Greener

    Senator Tom Duane, here with Chelsea Garden Club members in front of a volunteer's handiwork at 25th & Ninth Avenue, championed the pit gardens and got the green light to plant in the bike-lane tree pits.  We would like to give a shout out to our friends at the Chelsea Garden Club. Th... read more
  • Construction Update: Whitney Museum and High Line Headquarters

    The southern terminus of the High Line overlooks the construction site for the new downtown location of the Whitney Museum of American Art and the High Line Headquarters.  Near the High Line’s southern terminus, crews are hard at work preparing to pour the foundations for the new downtown... read more
  • Field Trip: A Look at Philadelphia's Reading Viaduct

    Friends of the High Line staff take a tour of the Reading Viaduct with members of the non-profit group dedicated to creating a public park in the space, Viaduct Greene. Photo by Rick Darke.  New York City is not the only urban center in the United States with an elevated railway like the H... read more
  • High Line is Haunted by Ghost Train Created by Kids

    Before it was transformed into a public park, the High Line carried freight trains to and from the warehouses and factories along Manhattan’s West Side. Today, the High Line serves as a tool to teach kids about the city’s industrial history.  Halloween Hi-Jinks on the High Line is one of ... read more