The High Line Blog

  • 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
  • New Yorker: High Line Tops 2009 Architecture List

    As part of the New Yorker blog's 2009 Year in Review, architecture critic Paul Goldberger has assembled a list of the Ten Most Positive Architectural Events of 2009. At the top of the list is the High Line; Goldberger writes, "Far and away the most uplifting thing to happen in New York this yea... read more
  • M&O's New Worksman Trikes!

    High Line Gardener Johnny Linville test-drives one of the new maintenance trikes.  Because of the High Line's narrow pathways and relatively long distances, it can take a member of our maintenance and operations team 30 minutes to walk from the trailers at 20th Street, down to the Gansevoo... read more
  • West Chelsea Rezoning Wins 2009 ULI Global Award

    West Chelsea Rezoning map from the DCP';s website.  The Department of City Planning's 2005 West Chelsea Rezoning proposal recently won this year's Urban Land Institute's Global Award for Excellence.  The ULI bestows their Global Award on projects across the world that show "the best cross-... read more
  • Art of Noise. Happy Weekend, NYC

    Excuse the re-post, but I consider it my duty to make sure everyone watches this at least once. This little gem of a music video was shot by Art of Noise on the High Line in 1984. Baffled? Original Post is Here. read more
  • Holiday Singing with NYC Lab School, December 17

      Are you as excited as we are for another beautiful winter in New York City? Then come help us celebrate the season with the New York City Lab School Chorus and Craft Sweets for a performance of winter songs and a feast of some sweet treats on the High Line. The NYC Lab School High Schoo... read more
  • High Line Gift Memberships at The WIRED Store

      This holiday season, you can purchase a High Line Gift Membership at The WIRED Store, in the Meatpacking District through December 28. The WIRED Store is located at 415 West 13th Street (between 9th Avenue & Washington Street), and is open Wednesdays through Sundays, from 12:00 Noon t... read more
  • Three Days Only: Baby Buggy Gear Drive at the Caledonia

      Today through Saturday, Baby Buggy is holding a drive at the Caledonia near the 16th Street entrance to the High Line.  They're collecting new and gently used strollers, high chairs, front carriers, and bassinets for needy New York City families.  These items are essentials for families w... read more
  • 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