High Line Blog

highlighted mobile

Author: 
admin
kaspar watering holeHigh Line gardener Kaspar Wittlinger watering the grasses just south of the Standard Hotel.
Photo by Auzelle Epeneter.
 
Author: 
admin
1948The West Side, from about West 15th Street to West 10th Street. Courtesy Nick Jones.
 

High Line supporter Nick Jones recently sent this great aerial shot our way. He tells us it was taken in 1948, and that the aircraft  (from left to right a Stinson SR-10, Grumman Widgeon, and Grumman Goose) are all NYPD planes.

Author: 
admin
Categories: 
flagsPlant flags in the Gansevoort Woodland. Photo by Auzelle Epeneter.
 

If you've visited the High Line recently, you've probably noticed planting areas marked with red and blue flags.  We've been getting a lot of questions about them.  Their purpose is simple – not for marking pesticides; not for quarantine; not for targeting removal – we're doing an inventory.

Author: 
admin
flowersVia Josiah Lau's Flickr
 

If the 5:00 darkness is making you want to crawl into bed until April, it may be time for a walk on the High Line, where the colorful blooms and fall foliage are still going strong!

Author: 
admin
Categories: 
flowersRescued American Woodcock.
 

This fancy bird, a migratory American Woodcock, was rescued by High Line gardener and bird enthusiast Maryanne on Friday. It was found huddled in a doorway on West 20th Street, stunned but not visibly injured -- she guessed the little guy had flown into the side of a building and had been knocked to the ground.

Author: 
admin
Categories: 
the matImage from Synedoche Design
 

A group of graduate architecture students from the University of Michigan recently created this intriguing map of surface temperatures on the High Line.

Author: 
admin
Categories: 
twitter
 

That about sums it up. To find out the latest in events, interesting High Line facts, daily happenings on the Line, and more, follow us on Twitter at highlinenyc.

Author: 
admin
Categories: 

Tickets are still available for this special self-guided gallery tour of West Chelsea and SoHo, benefiting Friends of the High Line. The daylong event features a self-guided tour of 28 art galleries including James Cohan Gallery, Mary Boone Gallery, PaceWildenstein, 303 Gallery, and Zach Feuer Gallery, where you will collect stamps designed by leading artists in a limited-edition passport. In the evening, join us for a cocktail party and silent auction, including works by Jenny Holzer, Rodney Graham, Yinka Shonibare, and Nayland Blake.

Pages