The High Line Blog

  • 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
  • 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