The High Line Blog

  • High Line Art: Demetrius Oliver's Jupiter

    What do Albert Einstein, John Coltrane, Jupiter, and the Moon have in common? They are all integral elements in an upcoming public art installation, entitled Jupiter, by artist Demetrius Oliver and presented by Friends of the High Line. Earlier this morning, crews were busy installin... read more
  • Section 2: Trees Arrive in the Chelsea Thicket

    American holly trees (Ilex opaca) were lifted onto the High Line, where they are being planted in the Chelsea Thicket. Chelsea Thicket South in memory of Janice H. Levin.   Earlier this morning, American holly trees (Ilex opaca) — the first trees to be planted in Section 2 — w... read more
  • Warming Up for a Fall Performance on the High Line

    Members of the Hudson Guild and Dances for a Variable Populations preparing for "Autumn Crossing," a dance performance coming up next month on the High Line. The group choreographs simple, spontaneous movements based on personal memories.  This summer, just a block away from the High Line... read more
  • TONIGHT: Asphalt Orchestra to Perform on the High Line

    Asphalt Orchestra will perform tonight at 6:30 PM near the 10th Avenue Square on the High Line. Photo by Stephanie Berger  Break out your dancing shoes and close out your Monday with a bang! Later tonight, Asphalt Orchestra, the guerilla marching band known for putting on spirited and d... read more
  • An Award in Honor of the Great Jane Jacobs

    Joshua David and Robert Hammond We have good news to share. On July 20, 2010, the Rockefeller Foundation announced Joshua David, Robert Hammond, and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers are the recipients of the 2010 Jane Jacobs Medals. The Foundation awards the Medals each year to recipients whose work ... read more
  • Celebrate Bastille Day with a 'Millabout' on the High Line

    The fabulous Milliner's Guide on the High Line for Bastille Day in 2009. Photo by last year, there will be quite a few contenders! We can't wait to see what marvelous creations will turn up. read more
  • July Blooms

    Claire Grace bergamot (Monarda fistulosa 'Claire Grace') with wild quinine (Parthenium integrifolium) and prairie blazing star (Liatris pycnostachya) in the Chelsea Grasslands. Photo by Friends of the High Line  Summer's long, sunny days make it one of the most vibrant and diverse blooming... read more
  • A Special Thanks

    The High Line's Washington Grasslands. Photo by Elizabeth Barlow Rogers  Last month, The Foundation for Landscape Studies awarded Friends of the High Line Co-Founders Joshua David and Robert Hammond with their Place Maker Award. The Award goes to individuals who "used design, imagination,... read more
  • Faces on the High Line

    New York City attracts all types, and the High Line is no exception. People-watching is one of our favorite activities while reclining on the lounge chairs on Diller-von Furstenberg Sundeck, or eating lunch in the 10th Avenue Square. You hear all kinds of accents and languages, and se... read more
  • Last Call for Submissions to ArtBridge 2010/2011 Exhibition

    Update! Submission deadline for the www.art-bridge.org. read more