The High Line Blog

  • Stephen Vitiello's Sound Piece Highlighted in NYTimes

    John J. Harvey bell. Last Friday, Carol Vogel from the New York Times ran a piece, "Ringing In Summer" about our upcoming public art installation by Stephen Vitiello. His site-specific sound piece will debut in the 14th Street Passage on June 23, 2010. The piece is entitled, "A Bell for Every Mi... read more
  • Ye Olde High Line

    The High Line at 12th Avenue. Most of the available photographic history of the High Line comes from the images we've been able to accumulate over the years through research and help from interested parties. Though there aren't many, these images serve as an incredible visual link to the High... read more
  • Danya Sherman at Central Park

    Danya Sherman As a part of Central Park Conservancy's monthly Harlem Meer Social Hour, Danya Sherman, our Deputy Director of Programs & Education, will give a talk and Q&A entitled On the Right Track: A Conversation With Friends of the High Line. Thursday, March 18, 2010 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM ... read more
  • Peter Mullan part of CUNY's Waterfront Parks Series

    Peter Mullan, VP of Planning & Design On Wednesday, March 17, FHL's Vice President of Planning & Design, Peter Mullan, is participating in CUNY's 4-part panel series entitled, Turning the Tide: New York's Waterfront in Transition. Peter will be speaking with four other panelists on the topic, "W... read more
  • Paul Goldberger Walks the High Line with Studio 360

    Architecture critic Paul Goldberger recently walked the High Line on a blustery day with Kurt Andersen, the host of PRI's Studio 360. They put together this audio slideshow tour of some of Goldberger's favorite spots and design elements. A version of this piece will be on this weekend's show, ... read more
  • Curator Lauren Ross in The Art Newspaper

    High Line Curator Lauren Ross with Valerie Hegarty'sAutumn on the Hudson Valley with Branches, on view right now near the park's 20th Street Entrance. Judith H. Dobrzynski of The Art Newspaper recently published an article on the High Line's own Lauren Ross, pointing out that "if exhibition att... read more
  • 2010 ENYA Awards: Reinventing the High Bridge

    ENYA 2010 Winning Entry. The Emerging New York Architects Committee(ENYA) with AIA New York recently announced the winners of its 4th international competition for High Bridge: Bronx, Building Cultural Infrastructure. The ideas competition was intended to explore urban opportunities and draw a... read more
  • Valerie Hegarty Solo Show

    Cosmic Collisions One of our favorite artists, Valerie Hegarty, whose work graces the High Line on the 20th Street gate, is having a solo exhibition of new sculpture entitled Cosmic Collisions at Nicelle Beauchene Gallery in the Lower East Side. It opens on Thursday, March 4 and is running unt... read more
  • Snow People Take Over the High Line

    One of the snowmen built on the High Line over the weekend. This guy greeted visitors at the 10th Avenue Square.  This past weekend, the High Line was inundated with a peaceful army of snow people. Park visitors took advantage of the record snowfall and a created snowmen and ladies in wi... read more
  • Meet High Line Gardener Johnny Linville

    Johnny Linville at work on the High Line. Photo by David Kimelman. See more of the gardeners in action in David's album on Flickr.  Johnny Linville, one of the High Line's five full-time gardeners (and frequent equipment model) recently told me about his transition from traditional offic... read more