The High Line Blog

  • 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
  • Autumn Arrives on the High Line

    As summer finally fades into autumn, the High Line will be transformed with a new season of horticultural features. Northern Spur Preserve thanks to the Christy and John Mack Foundation. Photo by Steven Cohen  Autumn is one of our favorite seasons on the High Line, and a time when many o... read more
  • New Shop Items for Art and Horticulture Enthusiasts

    Want to learn more about the High Line's unique landscape? Interested in public art on the High Line?Our Web Shop has two additions just for you. Art Sites on the High Line is a book we created to document the opportunities where the High Line can further engage and inspire the public with ... read more
  • High Line Art: Demetrius Oliver's Jupiter

    What do Albert Einstein, John Coltrane, Jupiter, and the Moon have in common? They are all integral elements in an upcoming public art installation, entitled Jupiter, by artist Demetrius Oliver and presented by Friends of the High Line. Earlier this morning, crews were busy installin... read more
  • Section 2: Trees Arrive in the Chelsea Thicket

    American holly trees (Ilex opaca) were lifted onto the High Line, where they are being planted in the Chelsea Thicket. Chelsea Thicket South in memory of Janice H. Levin.   Earlier this morning, American holly trees (Ilex opaca) — the first trees to be planted in Section 2 — w... read more
  • Warming Up for a Fall Performance on the High Line

    Members of the Hudson Guild and Dances for a Variable Populations preparing for "Autumn Crossing," a dance performance coming up next month on the High Line. The group choreographs simple, spontaneous movements based on personal memories.  This summer, just a block away from the High Line... read more
  • TONIGHT: Asphalt Orchestra to Perform on the High Line

    Asphalt Orchestra will perform tonight at 6:30 PM near the 10th Avenue Square on the High Line. Photo by Stephanie Berger  Break out your dancing shoes and close out your Monday with a bang! Later tonight, Asphalt Orchestra, the guerilla marching band known for putting on spirited and d... read more
  • An Award in Honor of the Great Jane Jacobs

    Joshua David and Robert Hammond We have good news to share. On July 20, 2010, the Rockefeller Foundation announced Joshua David, Robert Hammond, and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers are the recipients of the 2010 Jane Jacobs Medals. The Foundation awards the Medals each year to recipients whose work ... read more
  • Celebrate Bastille Day with a 'Millabout' on the High Line

    The fabulous Milliner's Guide on the High Line for Bastille Day in 2009. Photo by last year, there will be quite a few contenders! We can't wait to see what marvelous creations will turn up. read more
  • July Blooms

    Claire Grace bergamot (Monarda fistulosa 'Claire Grace') with wild quinine (Parthenium integrifolium) and prairie blazing star (Liatris pycnostachya) in the Chelsea Grasslands. Photo by Friends of the High Line  Summer's long, sunny days make it one of the most vibrant and diverse blooming... read more