The High Line Blog

  • Weekend Snow on the High Line

    While this week's snowstorm turns brown, slushy, and inconvenient on street level, it's still clean and beautiful up on the High Line. There's quite a bit of snow left -- come up and enjoy it this weekend! (Perhaps even make it part of a romantic date on Sunday?) Weather permitting, we'll... read more
  • The High Line Digs Out

    Gardener Johnny Linville clears a path through the Chelsea Grasslands.  Come see the High Line in its stylish white coat! After the snow stopped falling early this morning, our Maintenance and Operations team spent several hours using snow blowers, shovels and an eco-friendly de-icer to cl... read more
  • 30th Street Access Point: Cutting Complete!

    Photograph by Tim Schenck  We love this shot by Tim Schenck of Silman Associates, the High Line’s structural engineering firm. It shows the progress, and the context, of the new access point at 30th Street, what will be the northernmost point of Section 2. Earlier: Section 2 Construction:... read more
  • 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