The High Line Blog

  • Winter Landscapes on the High Line

    Grasses on the High Line show a multitude of colors during the colder seasons. Photo by Rich Nacin.  If you visit the High Line during the coming months, you'll find its wintry surroundings to be a place that offers quiet, restful reflection. While autumn's landscape was marked by bold, f... read more
  • Section 2: Seating Steps and Lawn Come Together

    The Seating Steps and Lawn will be a central gathering spot when Section 2 opens in the spring.  Crews have finished rolling out the sod on what will be the High Line's first lawn—a 4,900 square foot swath of inviting turf in Section 2. The Lawn is located between West 22nd and West 23rd... read more
  • My High Line: A New Photo Book

    A photograph from My High Line, Joan Garvin's new book that captures the High Line's first year.  We love this book! Self-published by Joan Garvin, a neighborhood resident and High Line supporter, My High Line documents Section 1 during its first year as a public park through a beautiful ... read more
  • Composer Turns the High Line into a Piece of Music

    UPDATE: Now you can listen to an excerpt of Francis' High Line online. Click here to listen. If you had to describe the High Line with music, how would it sound? Find out on Friday at Carnegie Hall, where the American Composer’s Orchestra will premiere Ryan Francis’ High Line, a musical c... read more
  • A Giant Model of the High Line Made by Kids

    Carol Levitt's second grade class at the Village Community School used the High Line to study a number of topics this past spring. One element was this structure, which the class constructed as a model of the structure in its current use as a public park.  The High Line is more than place... read more
  • Section 2: The Viewing Spur Takes Shape

    The Viewing Spur's painted steel frame has arrived. Next, crews will install the glass guardrail, viewing platform, and wood benches.  If you are walking near 10th Avenue and West 26th Street, look up and you will notice a new addition to the High Line. The Viewing Spur is starting to take... read more
  • High Line Art: Francis Cape, The Other End of the Line

    Francis Cape's The Other End of the Line will be on view under the High Line on the Gansevoort Plaza at Gansevoort and Washington Streets. Photo by Iwan Baan  If you have visited the High Line this week, you may have noticed a peculiar new addition: there's a mobile home parked on Gansevo... read more
  • High Line Open Late for Open House New York

    Come walk the High Line late this weekend &mdash we'll be open until 11:00 PM on Friday and Saturday. Photo by Iwan Baan  As part of this year's Open House New York Weekend, we'll be staying open late — until 11:00 PM — on Friday, October 8, and Saturday, October 9. Created by... read more
  • Vimeo Projection Event at IAC Headquarters

    If you're in the neighborhood on Saturday night, we recommend checking out a projection event at the Frank Gehry-designed IAC headquarters on West 18th Street. Vimeo (who has generously supported our film screenings and projection programs this year) will be presenting a series of real-time 3... read more
  • High Line at the Rail Yards in Catfish

    The latest on Section 3 of the High Line: a cameo in the new film, Catfish, now in theatres. Catfish—both a documentary and a mystery—follows the long-distance friendship between Yaniv Schulman, a photographer in New York City, and Abby, an eight-year-old fan in suburban Michigan.... read more