The High Line Blog

  • February Blooms

    Dawn bondant viburnum in bloom.  February is unexpectedly interesting for blooms on the High Line. This month features three plants: witch hazel (Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida'), Dawn bodnant viburnum (Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn'), and sweet box (Sarcococca hookeriana). The rose-colo... read more
  • Spencer Finch on Thirteen's Sunday Arts Profile

    Artist Spencer Finch was profiled on Thirteen's Sunday Arts program last weekend. His installation The River That Flows Both Ways is the first major artwork on the High Line, and was commissioned in partnership with Creative Time and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. Read m... read more
  • Waterproofing

    Waterproofing the final sections between 20th and 22nd Streets.  This afternoon, our crews are finishing waterproofing work on the southernmost part of the High Line's Section 2, near 20th Street. Waterproofing the top layer of screed concrete will prevent standing rainwater and damage to ... read more
  • Herbal Remedies on the High Line

    American Coneflower in bloom below the Diller-von Furstenberg Sundeck.  Feeling under the weather? According to High Line gardener Kyla Dippong, the park is a "veritable pharmacy." Many of Section 1's 210 species of plants offer simple remedies, quite a few of which were used by Native Am... read more
  • Herbal Remedies on the High Line

    American Coneflower in bloom below the Diller-von Furstenberg Sundeck.  Feeling under the weather? According to High Line gardener Kyla Dippong, the park is a "veritable pharmacy." Many of Section 1's 210 species of plants offer simple remedies, quite a few of which were used by Native Am... read more
  • Herbal Remedies on the High Line

    American Coneflower in bloom below the Diller-von Furstenberg Sundeck.  Feeling under the weather? According to High Line gardener Kyla Dippong, the park is a "veritable pharmacy." Many of Section 1's 210 species of plants offer simple remedies, quite a few of which were used by Native Am... read more
  • Great News for the High Line at the Rail Yards

    Photo courtesy Alex S. MacLean/Landslides Aerial Photography.  We're pleased to bring you news of another major milestone towards the full preservation of the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards. The Department of City Planning announced today that it has certified the City's applicatio... read more
  • Herbal Remedies on the High Line

    American Coneflower in bloom below the Diller-von Furstenberg Sundeck.  Feeling under the weather? According to High Line gardener Kyla Dippong, the park is a "veritable pharmacy." Many of Section 1's 210 species of plants offer simple remedies, quite a few of which were used by Native A... read more
  • Herbal Remedies on the High Line

    American Coneflower in bloom below the Diller-von Furstenberg Sundeck.  Feeling under the weather? According to High Line gardener Kyla Dippong, the park is a "veritable pharmacy." Many of Section 1's 210 species of plants offer simple remedies, quite a few of which were used by Native A... read more
  • Herbal Remedies on the High Line

    American Coneflower in bloom below the Diller-von Furstenberg Sundeck.  Feeling under the weather? According to High Line gardener Kyla Dippong, the park is a "veritable pharmacy." Many of Section 1's 210 species of plants offer simple remedies, quite a few of which were used by Native A... read more