The High Line Blog

  • The High Line as a Green Roof

    Beneath the concrete planks and beautiful plantings is an advanced system for water drainage and retention. Photo by Iwan Baan.  While you’re walking along the High Line, you may not realize it, but below your feet is an intricate drainage system that helps to reduce storm water runoff an... read more
  • Six Weeks of Hard Work Culminates in Earth Day Celebration on the High Line

    (Left) Neighborhood kids helped create a community mural during Earth Day in the Sky activities. (Right) Alison Knowles’ Make a Salad invited the audience to take part in the performance by sharing a meal of fresh spring greens. Photos by Liz Ligon.  On Sunday, April 22, we hosted the Hi... read more
  • Web Shop Promotion: Celebrate Mother's Day

    Mother’s Day is May 13. Are you looking to make your Mom’s day even more special this year? Now until Saturday, May 12, you will receive a complimentary High Line Plant Guide with your purchase of our newly-created High Line Note Cards – the perfect gift for moms. Visit the High Line ... read more
  • Partners in Preservation: Vote for the High Line

    Help us keep the High Line spectacular by casting your vote at Partners in Preservation. With your help, the High Line can receive critical funding for maintenance work on the 10th Avenue Square, pictured above. Photo by Iwan Baan  There’s a new way to support the High Line. The park h... read more
  • High Line Green Corps Offers Local Teens Hands-On Experience

    Ten local teens spent their spring break working side-by-side with High Line Gardeners while they learned about green jobs from a variety of guest speakers. Photo by Joan Garvin.  As part of our ongoing community engagement initiative, we are always looking for new ways to involve our c... read more
  • Spring Cutback Ends, Spring Season Begins with Earth Day

    Celebrate the culmination of Spring Cutback and the beginning of spring with a day of community festivities on the High Line. Photo by Barry Munger.  Join us for our first-ever Earth Day Celebration on the High Line on Sunday, April 22! This full day of community festivities will mark t... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Redbuds

    The genus Cercis includes 10 species of shrubs, commonly referred to as redbuds. On the High Line you’ll find 5 different cultivars, or types. Pictured here is Cercis canadensis 'Appalachian Red'. Photo by Barry Munger.  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded lan... read more
  • Announcing a New Season of High Line Food

    TMost of the new and returning food partners will be located on the High Line between West 15th and West 16th Street. Photo by Iwan Baan.   The beginning of the 2012 season of High Line Food is just around the corner! You can look forward to enjoying a frozen treat, handcrafted coffe... read more
  • High Line Merchandise & Membership Cart Returns

    Become a member or pick up a unique souvenir – all in support of the maintenance and operations of the High Line.  The weekend of Earth Day marks the return of the High Line Merchandise and Membership Cart to the Chelsea Market Passage, on the High Line at West 16th Street. Here we’ll be ... read more
  • Spring Cutback: The Finishing Touches

    Last week, our administrative staff joined our gardeners in the park to help trim back plants near West 29th Street.   We are in our final week of High Line Spring Cutback. Spring Cutback is an intense six-week-long undertaking that involves trimming back the High Line’s wild grasses,... read more