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The High Line at the Rail Yards, between 11th Avenue and 34th Street, will be closed through Monday, May 11, 2015, for repairs to the Interim Walkway. Thank you for your patience.

The High Line Blog

  • Where Have All the Trailers Gone?

    In addition to all the shoveling the High Line staff did to keep the park open this weekend, our temporary Maintenance & Operations facility has been moved down to the southern entrance of the High Line, at street level. In order to get ready for the joining of Section 1 to Section 2 (still unde... read more
  • The First Big Snow

    If you haven't already caught glimpses of the High Line dressed in white, check out this snow-strewn photo that our Maintenance & Operations staff took this weekend. The Diller - von Furstenberg Sundeck under a white blanket.  In order to clear the snow, the crew used various tools and eq... read more
  • High Line among New York Times 2009 Architectural Triumphs

    Photo by Librado Romero/The New York Times.  "Despite the fears and anxieties of many [...] that rapacious developers would transform the High Line into a glorified mall," Nicolai Ouroussoff wrote last week in the New York Times,  "it has already become–just five months after the com... read more
  • Lab School Chorus Braves the Cold to Bring the Cheer

    Photo by Joan Garvin  Last night, students from Chelsea's NYC Lab School Chorus braved the bitter temperature and biting wind for a holiday concert in the High Line's Chelsea Market passage. The kids gamely ran through their repertoire, from seasonal selections like "Walking in a Winter Wo... read more
  • An Award for the High Line

    We are proud to announce that the High Line has been bestowed with an award from the U.S. section of the International Association of Art Critics: First Prize for "Best Show in a Public Space."  I have the honor of accepting this award at a reception at the Guggenheim Museum, alongside esteemed c... read more
  • Join Your Local Community Board!

    The Manhattan Borough President's office is currently accepting applications for community board membership! Community boards are charged with representing community interests on crucial issues of development, land use, zoning, and city service delivery. Serving on a board is an incredible opport... read more
  • Elevator Ride

    We love this little photo of a trip on the 14th Street elevator, posted on Flickr by 24gotham. The recently-opened elevator has quickly become one of our favorite parts of the park, especially in gray weather. As someone in our office said yesterday, "it feels sunny in there." read more
  • Section 2 Construction Update: Plank Delivery

    The pathway system's substructure at 28th Street, ready to be planked.  Even on frigid days like last Friday, with icy winds whipping off the Hudson, our construction team is busy at work building the landscape on Section 2 (20th Street to 30th Street). For weeks now, the team has been lay... read more
  • High Line Regular Tommy Flamer

      Friends of the High Line staff have known neighborhood resident Tommy Flamer for a long time. Before Section 1 opened, Tommy was a fixture at all of our Rail Yards hearings, community meetings, and public programs. We would often spot him walking underneath the High Line, looking up.  Al... read more
  • Holly on the High Line

    Winter Red winterberry holly with grey birch in the Gansevoort Woodland.Photo by Patrick Cullina.  Here's another sight-seeing item to add to your holiday list – the Winter Red winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata 'Winter Red') that's brightening the Gansevoort Woodland with clusters of li... read more