The High Line Blog

  • Plan Ahead: Web Shop Sale & Holiday Toy Drive

    Visit the High Line Web Shop to find exclusive holiday gifts and fun stocking stuffers for all ages. As we enter the holiday season, consider giving special people in your life a gift from the High Line. Our apparel, products, and books are perfect for architecture geeks, design enthusiasts... read more
  • You Are Bootiful: Haunted High Line Halloween Photos!

    Photos by (left and upper right) Rowa Lee and (lower right) Juan Valentin  It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the High Line. We’ve been so busy with recovery from Hurricane Sandy that we haven’t yet had a chance to share photos and stories from our favorite fall community event: Haunte... read more
  • High Line’s Landscape after Hurricane Sandy

    This photograph was taken the day after the hurricane, and shows how the High Line’s plantings escaped major damage. Photo by Melissa Mansur  This week, as many visitors came to the High Line to seek a respite from the storm flooding and power outages, we were often asked how the landscap... read more
  • High Line Art and West Chelsea After Hurricane Sandy

    A view of West 22nd Street the morning after Hurricane Sandy. Photo courtesy Friends of the High Line.  Last week New York City was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, leaving much of West Chelsea under several feet of water. Follow us after the jump to learn more about the storm’s impact on High... read more
  • High Line Reopens, Hurricane Sandy Recovery Continues

    The High Line will reopen on Monday, November 5 and operate on a limited schedule until further notice. Photo by Melissa Mansur  We have wonderful news to share. After being closed for a week due to severe weather and flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy, the High Line will reopen on Monday,... read more
  • Recovering from Hurricane Sandy

    The High Line remains closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.  Today, many public parks in New York City are reopening after unprecedented closures following Hurricane Sandy. We are very eager to reopen the High Line, but there is important work we must first do to ensure it is safe an... read more
  • Call Me Maybe: Video Farewell to Melissa Fisher

    Video still from our version of Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" in honor of our outgoing Chief Operating Officer Melissa Fisher.  Yes, we know summer is over. And yes, we know we are late to the game. We just couldn't resist letting this opportunity pass us by. Recreating Carly Rae Jep... read more
  • Haunting the High Line with Freight Trains

    Pumpkins, spiders, and spooky skeletons adorn the engine of the High Line Ghost Train, a giant puppet made by local public school students. Photo by Joan Garvin  Later today, we’re joining local elementary school students from Public Schools 3, 11, and 33 for the second annual Halloween... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Fall Foliage

    High Line Photographer Steven Severinghaus captured this beautiful image of the Northern Spur Preserve, on the High Line at West 16th Street, where the first hints of fall color can be seen amongst the crab apples, asters, sedges, catmint, and phlox. A seasonal transformation is underway in ... read more
  • VIDEO: Beyond the High Line: Transforming New Orleans

    Plans are in the works to turn New Orleans’ Lafitte Corridor into public open space. Photo by Jackson Hill Photography  Leaders and thinkers in Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Atlanta, and other cities are pioneering adaptive reuse projects, and they’re pointing to the High Li... read more