The High Line Blog

  • Art Gone Wild

    Carol Bove’s Celeste (2013) peeks through the Queen Anne’s lace (Daucus carota) at the rail yards. Photo by Timothy Schenck Carol Bove’s organic shapes and weathered metals seem to sprout from the natural landscape on the undeveloped section of the High Line at the Rail Yards like the green gr... read more
  • Story Behind the Shot: Fall Landscape

    In celebration of our new 18-month High Line Calendar, we’re exploring each month’s featured image to bring you more of the behind-the-scenes details. October’s calendar image is a vibrant autumn landscape shot by High Line Photographer Steven Severinghaus. This image was tak... read more
  • What Makes La Newyorkina’s Paletas So Delicious?

    Fany Gerson, owner of La Newyorkina, carefully selects jalapeños for her paletas. Photo by Friends of the High Line If anyone knows how to source and pick fruit and vegetables, it’s Fany Gerson of La Newyorkina. Her famous paletas, inspired by her upbringing in Mexico and her culinary training ... read more
  • Experience Kindle Paperwhite and Enjoy Free Blue Bottle Coffee on the High Line

    Amazon is transforming the High Line into the ultimate comfy living room so you can test-drive Kindle Paperwhite, their brand new e-reader. Follow us after the jump for details. Stop by the High Line Thursday, October 3, through Sunday, October 6, in between 10:00 AM and 8:00 PM to experie... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Azure Blue Sage

    The flowers of the azure blue sage, Salvia azurea, will bloom until early frost. Photo by Friends of the High Line The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line inc... read more
  • Gilbert & George's 'Waking' Returns Your Gaze

    Those eyes! Gilbert & George's Waking keeps a close watch on the High Line. Photo by Steven Severinghaus Waking (1984), the prismatic High Line Billboard by artists Gilbert & George, draws the eye like a magnet. However, unlike most billboards vying for your gaze on any given day in New York C... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Reflections on the High Line

    Photographer Andrew Frasz 's image of El Anatsui’s Broken Bridge II captures the majesty of this work on a brilliant morning. The piece is installed between West 21 and 22 Streets on the High Line and is on view until September 30. Brooklyn-based High Line Photographer Andrew Frasz perfectly... read more
  • (Unofficial) Plant of the Week: Christmas Palm

    At the southern end of the 14th Street Passage an out-of-place tree sways in the September breeze, attracting the attention of park visitors as they pass. With its tall, nearly 18-foot stature, full head of verdant fronds, and slender bare trunk, this tree looks as if it’d be more at home alon... read more
  • My High Line: Neftaly Garcia

    The My High Line video series highlights the many uses of the High Line and the people who call it their own. In this installment, meet Neftaly Garcia, a promising young educator who has worked in many capacities on the High Line’s public programs. Join us after the jump to discover her H... read more
  • Photo of The Week: Texture, Color, and Light

    New York photographer, Tim Schreier composes his frames with geometry, color, and texture in mind. Photographer Tim Schreier's striking photos caught our eye in the High Line Flickr Pool. His images transform everyday surfaces into painterly compositions that harness light and pattern. Often ... read more