The High Line Blog

  • Field Station

    Did you know that the Chelsea Market Passage runs through the original Nabisco Factory, where Oreo cookies are rumored to have been invented? Or that the railroads, which traveled from all over the country to bring provisions to New York City, carried a number of species that took root on the ... read more
  • Field Station

    Did you know that the Chelsea Market Passage runs through the original Nabisco Factory, where Oreo cookies are rumored to have been invented? Or that the railroads, which traveled from all over the country to bring provisions to New York City, carried a number of species that took root on the ... read more
  • Field Station

    Did you know that the Chelsea Market Passage runs through the original Nabisco Factory, where Oreo cookies are rumored to have been invented? Or that the railroads, which traveled from all over the country to bring provisions to New York City, carried a number of species that took root on the ... read more
  • Spring Cutback in Review

    Daffodil blooms emerging on the High Line.  The first spring has arrived on the High Line. If you have visited the park recently, you may have noticed that the landscape looks completely different than it did two months ago. The sun and mild temperatures have charmed the spring blooms ou... read more
  • Spring and Summer Public Programs Now Listed Online

    Group leaders encourage kids to make music using recycled materials from Chelsea Market at last season's Bash the Trash parade.  Did you know that Friends of the High Line hosts free- and low-cost public programs? Each season, we offer variety of opportunities for New Yorkers of all a... read more
  • Tomorrow: Enjoy Gelato and Help Fund Childhood Cancer Care

    L'Arte del Gelato's artisan gelato. Our friends (and participants in our Membership Discount Program) at L'Arte del Gelato are hosting a fundraising event tomorrow to benefit Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. If you're in the area, enjoy a scoop of gelato... read more
  • High Line Receives the Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award

    Photo by Iwan Baan Tonight, the New York Landmarks Conservancy will honor Friends of the High Line with the Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award. Lucy Goldschmidt Moses was a lifelong New Yorker whose generosity benefited the City for more than 50 years. The New York Landmarks Conservancy pres... read more
  • Lauren Ross on Creative Conversation: Public (Art x Space)

    Spencer Finch's The River That Flows Both Ways on view in the Chelsea Market Passage. Photo by Iwan Baan.  Do you wonder what public art does? Or, what makes a public space successful? High Line Curator Lauren Ross will join David Koren, Executive Producer of FIGMENT, and a representati... read more
  • Park Life: Four Seasons on the High Line

    An image from David Kimelman's series, Park Life: 4 Seasons on the High Line  New York-based photographer David Kimelman been capturing the beauty and spirit of the High Line since it opened last summer. In March, he launched a new year-long photo project documenting the park through the ... read more
  • Spring Has Sprung! April Blooms on the High Line

    Eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis) beginning to bloom in the Gansevoort Woodland.  With all the plants in bloom right now on the High Line, it's hard to believe there was ever a period of dormancy. From the redbud's bold lipstick-shaped blooms, to the dainty, sunshine-colored miniature da... read more