The High Line Blog

  • 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
  • Goodbye Katie! Our Deputy Director of Communications Bids Friends of the High Line Farewell

    Katie on the High Line at the Rail Yards. Photo by Tom Starkweather  This week, we bid farewell to Katie Lorah, our fabulous Deputy Director of Communications. When Katie came to us in 2005, Friends of the High Line was a small staff of five, and the High Line had not yet been secured fo... read more
  • NY Export: Opus Jazz (The Film) to Air on PBS Tonight

    Tune in to PBS tonight for the television premiere of "NY Export: Opus Jazz", a contemporary film version of groundbreaking choreographer Jerome Robbins' 1958 ballet. The film, which was created, produced, and danced by members of the New York City Ballet, follows the young dancers to abandone... read more
  • 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