The High Line Blog

  • Winter Hours Begin December 14

      Beginning on Monday, December 14, the High Line will be open daily from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The High Line will remain open year-round. Late fall and winter is a great time to visit the High Line. We encourage you to come up and experience the changing landscape of the park in all season... read more
  • December Blooms

    Photo by Bryan Hou, via Flickr  Happy December! Up on the High Line, the darkest month of the year is brightened by 19 species of December bloomers. Bundle up, take a walk, and try to spot these brave blossoms, from the Gansevoort Woodland's hardy and spectacular aromatic aster (Aster obl... read more
  • Thanksgiving at the Bloomingdale Trail

    Headed to Chicago for a Thanksgiving meal with the family, I thought I'd take advantage of the Windy City's version of the High Line. Arriving early, I got a section tour of the structure from The Trust for Public Land's Laura Uhlir. Half the height of the High Line (15 feet tall) and wider than ... read more
  • James Corner at Cooper Union

    Image courtesy of fieldoperations.net  James Corner, principal and founder of James Corner Field Operations, the High Line project lead, will lecture on his recent and current works at the Cooper Union on Wednesday, December 9th. In addition to the High Line, Corner's work with Field Oper... read more
  • High Line Regular Clifton Crump

    High Line Regular Clifton Crump at 14th Street  For someone who lives in Bayside, Queens, it's quite the feat to become one of our "High Line Regulars" — folks that come to enjoy the park on a regular basis, or in Clifton's case, nearly every single day! Huddled together in the Chelse... read more
  • Nothing Cuts the Crisp Weather Like Hot Cocoa

    Organicoa's Pure Hot Cocoa. Photo by Auzelle Epeneter.  Now through December 11th in the Chelsea Market Passage, you'll find Organicoa – organic, sustainably-grown, pure hot cocoa. Founders Matthew Pek and Brett Nidel created Organicoa especially for the High Line.  Each cup of Organicoa... read more
  • Open Planning Project's New Technology Conference

    On Friday the thirteenth, a group of planners, transportation experts,  sociologists, and techies joined together for an intimate dialogue hosted by The Open Planning Project (TOPP) and the Regional Planning Association (RPA). Perched on top of 148 Lafayette, we gathered to discuss "New Technolog... read more
  • Vancouver's High Line?

    The Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts. Image from The Vancouver Sun.  The City of Vancouver could potentially redevelop its twin viaducts, Georgia and Dunsmuir, as public open space, according to a recent article in Vancouver's Georgia Straight. Former Vision Vancouver councilor Jim Green imag... read more
  • 3% of the Out 100

    Photographed by Jason Bell in New York City. Here's a nice one for the High Line's trophy case. Co-Founders Joshua David and Robert Hammond, along with architect Charles Renfro of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, were honored with inclusion in Out Magazine's annual Out 100, joining the likes of Pedro ... read more
  • November 23 Rail Yards Hearing: Note Location Change!

    Alex S. MacLean/Landslides Aerial Photography  We need your help at City Hall on Monday, November 23, as the City Council's Zoning Subcommittee holds a final public hearing on the rezoning of the Western Rail Yards. City Council Hearing on Western Rail Yards Monday, November 23, 9:30 AM C... read more