The High Line Blog

  • NYT Most-emailed: The High Line's "small town in the air"

      Today, a new accolade! For the first time, an article about the High Line made it to the "most-emailed" list on the New York Times web site. The article, called "The High Line: A Railway Out of Manhattan", captures the special atmosphere up on the line – "almost a small town in the air.... read more
  • Target High Line Street Festival Recap

      A big thanks to the thousands of people who came to the Target High Line Street Festival on Sunday! We estimate that more than 25,000 people joined us at the Street Festival and up on the High Line. We are so grateful to Target, the Parks Department and other City partners, and all of ou... read more
  • Bill Cunningham: Elevated Fashion

      What happens when adorable Sunday Styles mainstay Bill Cunningham turns his enthusiastic lens and microphone to the High Line? We don't want to attempt to describe this gem of an audio slide show in mere words, so you'd better just see for yourself. Let's just say he thinks these kids a... read more
  • This Sunday: Target High Line Street Festival!

    Don't miss the Target High Line Street Festival, our free celebration of the High Line's opening season, taking place this Sunday and generously sponsored by Target. From 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM, we'll take over Gansevoort Street between Ninth Avenue and Washington Street, in the Meatpacking Dis... read more
  • More High Line Swag

    A new piece of High Line Merchandise, this fantastic canvas and leather High Line logo tote by Charles Nolan, located in the neighborhood at 30 Gansevoort Street. We are thrilled with the products that have been designed for our High Line Merchandise Program.  Big shout-outs to all the neighbor... read more
  • Night Walk With Gothamist

    Image Courtesy of Katie Sokoler.  Katie Sokoler over at Gothamist took some amazing night shots of the High Line a few weeks ago. Though the Line makes for a great stroll or hangout during the day, it becomes an altogether different experience by night. For those of you who haven't checked... read more
  • The High Line Effect

    Image courtesy of Claudia Berger.  A recent article in the Gotham Gazette documents the perks of a good park, far beyond its immediate function as a facility for recreation and rest. According to "The Central Park Effect", Central Park attracts more than 25 million visitors a year, about o... read more
  • High Line Renegade Cabaret in the NYT

    From the New York Times  Yesterday's New York Times article about the High Line Renegade Cabaret shed some light on our new favorite neighbor, who's been serenading park users since opening day.  Patty Heffley, a former punk rock photographer, enlisted her jazz singer friend Elizabeth Soyc... read more
  • Name That Plant!

      Today's blog post was guest written by one of our Greeters, Claudia Berger. One thing is for sure, rain certainly helps the garden grow. The last few weeks of rain has really allowed the Chelsea Grasslands section to flourish. Flowers and other plants of all colors, shapes and sizes have... read more
  • Update on Park Entrances

    If you visited the park in our first couple of weeks, you may have been told to enter using the Gansevoort access point. This early limited access was part of our strategy to handle the anticipated heavy crowds on the park initially. You can now enter and exit the park at all access points (Gan... read more