The High Line Blog

  • Photo of the Week: Project Runway on the High Line

    Visitors interact with the Project Runway installation on the High Line this past Tuesday. Photo by Liz Ligon.  This past week Project Runway brought an exciting experience to thousands of High Line visitors with an interactive installation as part of the kick-off of their 10th Season. Wi... read more
  • New High Line Talk Series: Beyond the High Line

    Roosevelt Park sits in front of Michigan Central Station, the old railway station that seen a train in over two decades. Leaders from the Roosevelt Park Conservancy, the organization that is implementing capital improvements and developing a master plan for the site, will be at the High Line on ... read more
  • Mayor Bloomberg Dedicates Tiffany & Co. Foundation Overlook

    Joshua David, Anisa Kamadoli Costa, Mayor Bloomberg, Michael J. Kowaski, and Fernanda M. Kellogg gathered on the High Line to dedicate the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Overlook. Photo by Nicholas Hunt /  On Tuesday, Mayor Bloomberg visited the High Line to commemorate the... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Abbeville Blue Chaste Tree

    Near the 23rd Street Lawn, the High Line’s Abbeville Blue chaste trees are in bloom with distinctive lavender-blue flowers.  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the ... read more
  • The Next Chapter for Melissa

    Melissa Fisher, Chief Operating Officer at Friends of the High Line, will be moving on from New York City with her husband later this year. Photo by Barry Munger  We have some bittersweet news to share with you. Later this year, Melissa Fisher, our Chief Operating Officer, will be moving o... read more
  • Vote Now: Choose the Film to Launch Our Free Summer Movie Series

    We surveyed community members living near the High Line last year, and many teens expressed interest in attending film screenings at the park. So this year, we’ve recruited local teens to help us curate and coordinate an entire series of free summer movies. The series is called High Line Te... read more
  • Show Off Your Style for Project Runway at the High Line

    Put on your favorite summer outfit and stop by the park next week. The High Line – what Bill Cunningham has called the “most extraordinary fashion promenade you can imagine” – is being transformed into a virtual runway in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Project Runway and the upcoming d... read more
  • Carson is Now on Twitter

    Hey there. I’m Carson. You may have seen me recently on the High Line. You wouldn’t believe the things I’ve see up here, so I’ve decided to start tweeting about it. Follow @HighLineArtnyc on Twitter to get the latest, or click through the jump to learn more about me. I arrived at the High Li... read more
  • Bark: Resourceful Sourcing for the High Line

    For its outpost at the High Line, Bark is collaborating with Dickson’s Farmstand Meats in Chelsea Market to source animals from local, small-scale farmers to reduce waste and costs.  If you are looking for a good excuse to indulge in a nice, juicy hamburger this summer, we’ve got some gre... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Compass Plant

    The compass plant is a member of the sunflower family that gets its name from its unique alignment to cardinal directions.  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the... read more