The High Line Blog

  • 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
  • Seasonal Programming Begins with Spring!

    Renegade Cabaret, June 2009. Photo by Marcin Wichary  As the weather heats up and evening light lingers, spring has become one of the High Line's most exciting seasons yet. After a long winter, it's truly invigorating to take in all the new grasses, flowers, and trees that have recently... read more
  • Seasonal Programming Begins with Spring!

    Renegade Cabaret, June 2009. Photo by Marcin Wichary  As the weather heats up and evening light lingers, spring has become one of the High Line's most exciting seasons yet. After a long winter, it's truly invigorating to take in all the new grasses, flowers, and trees that have recently... read more
  • Seasonal Programming Begins with Spring!

    Renegade Cabaret, June 2009. Photo by Marcin Wichary  As the weather heats up and evening light lingers, spring has become one of the High Line's most exciting seasons yet. After a long winter, it's truly invigorating to take in all the new grasses, flowers, and trees that have recently... read more
  • Temporary Stairs at the 14th Street Access Point

    Planning a visit to the High Line? Keep an eye out for the temporary stairs at the 14th Street access point. Temporary changes to High Line access at 14th Street will take place over the coming weeks due to construction of an adjacent building. Ongoing adjacent construction will affect a... read more
  • Saving the Environment, One Snip at a Time

    Donated compost material. Nearly 40,000 grasses, perennials, trees, and shrubs inhabit Section 1 of the High Line, and each plant gets cut back in the spring to allow for new growth. Instead of treating the clippings as garbage, our gardeners have been busy developing ways to reuse them. We re... read more
  • Our Favorite Lunch Spot

    Midday high-lining. It's a toss-up between the lower level of the Chelsea Market Passage (pictured) and the 10th Avenue Square. But on days like today, we love to eat lunch and take a break on the High Line. Did you know that Friends of the High Line Members get discountsat select food sho... read more
  • The High Line Celebrates its 2,000,000th Visitor!

    Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe, Co-Founder Joshua David, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Zach Hauser, City Planning Commission Chair Amanda Burden, and Lexi Hauser plant an eastern redbud tree in the Gansevoort Woodland. Photo by Joan Garvin  Earlier today we welcomed our 2,000,000th visito... read more
  • Full Seasonal Hours Resume Today

    A summer evening on the High Line. Photo by Joan Garvin  Starting tonight, the High Line's full seasonal hours will take effect. Beginning tonight and continuing through autumn, the park will be open daily between 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM (last entry at 9:45 PM). After dark, L'Observatoire ... read more
  • Rainy Day Sale on High Line Umbrellas!

    High Line Umbrella Sale! Get a discounted rate off our limited-edition High Line Opening Season Umbrella! As a rainy day special, we are offering our signature, wind-proof umbrella for a discounted price of $30 through tomorrow at noon (March 31). Normally $45, this umbrella is made of doub... read more