The High Line Blog

  • Michael Angelo's The Lipstick Portraits

    Amanda Lepore. Somaly Mam. Throughout history, the use of cosmetics has carried many meanings for different cultures. In some situations, it represents social conformity; in others, a mark of liberation and self-expression. But beauty tools can also signify slavery. In Cambodia, young women ... read more
  • Tour the High Line during NYC Wildflower Week

    The High Line's Northern Spur Horticultural Preserve in bloom. Thanks to Christy and John Mack Foundation.  Most New Yorkers don't expect their city to be a place for wildflowers. Our friends at NYC Wildflower Week aim to change that perception, and we're proud to have the High Line incl... 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
  • 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