The High Line Blog

  • Peter Colquhoun's Lower Manhattan Paintings

    Peter Colquhoun's Under the Standard on the High Line.  The High Line is increasingly becoming a place of inspiration for art-making. One of the most recent works comes from Peter Colquoun, whose landscapes of the High Line are on view right now at DietzSpace. 450 West 14th Street. Colq... read more
  • A Free Pop-Up Playground for Kids on the High Line

    A play structure designed by kids using "Imagination Playground in a box." Photo by Talisman Photo.  If you have kids, you know creativity, active playing, and free thinking are all crucial elements for developing minds. Imagination Playground, built on this idea, will be on the High Lin... read more
  • Got a question about a plant? Ask a High Line Gardener.

    'Rhapsody in Blue' sage (Salvia nemorosa 'Rhapsody in Blue'). Photo by Yoon Kim.  If you have a specific question about the High Line's plantings or its ecosystem, gardeners (Andi, Johnny, Kaspar, Kyla, Maeve, and Maryanne) are a great resource. They regularly answer questions sent to th... read more
  • Free Fitness & Movement Classes on the High Line

    Every Tuesday: Free fitness and movement classes now offered on the High Line.  Toning up has never been this easy or fun! Starting tomorrow morning, Friends of the High Line will be offering two FREE fitness and movement classes on the High Line. There are two class options: the Feldenk... read more
  • Friday's Five Flickr Favorites

    TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT Close-up of a yellow flower. Photo by thebiblioholic.  The lower level of the Chelsea Market Passage. Photo by -= Herms =-.  Northern Spur Preserve in bloom. Photo by -= Herms =-.  Richard Galpin's Viewing Station. Photo by Don Juan Tenori... read more
  • Friday's Five Flickr Favorites

    TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT Close-up of a yellow flower. Photo by thebiblioholic.  The lower level of the Chelsea Market Passage. Photo by -= Herms =-.  Northern Spur Preserve in bloom. Photo by -= Herms =-.  Richard Galpin's Viewing Station. Photo by Don Juan Tenori... read more
  • Friday's Five Flickr Favorites

    TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT TEXT Close-up of a yellow flower. Photo by thebiblioholic.  The lower level of the Chelsea Market Passage. Photo by -= Herms =-.  Northern Spur Preserve in bloom. Photo by -= Herms =-.  Richard Galpin's Viewing Station. Photo by Don Juan Tenori... read more
  • High Line at the Rail Yards: Public Hearing Round-Up

    View from the High Lineat the West Side Rail Yards. We are one step closer toward saving the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards. Earlier today at a public meeting, the City Planning Commission heard statements of support for the ULURP application that would allow the City to acquire the Hig... read more
  • San Francisco's Own "Death Avenue"

    Market Street, San Francisco. A friend working on Chicago's Bloomingdale Trail linked us to this beautiful video of a turn-of-the-century ride down Market Street in San Francisco, California. The original film, uncovered by film historian David Kiehn, and also available on YouTube (we prefer ... read more
  • Save the High Line at the Rail Yards: Upcoming Public Hearing

    From the beginning, it has always been our vision to preserve the entire High Line, from Gansevoort Street all the way to 34th Street, through the West Side Rail Yards. On Wednesday, May 12, the City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider the City's ULURP application to all... read more