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Please note: PLEASE NOTE: The High Line's northernmost section—from 30th Street and 11th Avenue to 34th Street between 11th Avenue and 12th Avenue — will be temporarily closed from Monday, August 17 through Monday, September 21, for some maintenance work on the Interim Walkway. The rest of the park will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Learn more

The High Line Blog

  • High Line at the Rail Yards: Major Breakthrough!

    Copyright Alex S. MacLean/Landslides Aerial Photography  We just received word of an exciting development at the West Side Rail Yards. The Department of City Planning has announced that the City will initiate the process to allow it to acquire the High Line above 30th Street. The City's... read more
  • This Saturday: PS 11 Fall Festival and Crafts in Chelsea

    Photo credit goes here. While the chilly breeze blows on the High Line this weekend, you can come down to two fabulous fall celebrations on one block: P.S. 11's Fall Festival, and Crafts in Chelsea, presented by the independent artists of The {NewNew}. The two events are presented in collaborati... read more
  • Billboard Art Near the High Line

    Felix Gonzalez-Torres Untitled (1991)  Recent visitors to the High Line may have noticed a billboard that has appeared on a building on 13th St., across from the Standard Hotel.  It has no text, and shows an image of an empty mussed bed, its pillows still showing the impressions of two hea... read more
  • New Whitney Museum Makes Advances

    Rendering of Whitney Museum. The New York Times reported yesterday that the Whitney Museum has signed its contract with New York City's Economic Development Corporation to take over a city-owned site next to the southern end of the High Line.  The Whitney is planning a new museum designed by Ren... read more
  • This Weekend: Openhousenewyork on the High Line!

    OHNY on the High Line.  For the seventh year, Friends of the High Line will participate in the annual openhousenewyork weekend; the largest architect and design event in America. This year, our first year of participation with the park open to the public, we invite guests to join us on the... read more
  • High Line Open Studios 09

      At Friends of the High Line, we love anything that celebrates artists who work in the High Line neighborhood.  So we are excited about the annual High Line Open Studios, coming up on October 15 through 18.  Using a map, participants take themselves on self-guided tours of artist studios i... read more
  • The High Line on the BBC

    BBC Correspondent Jonathan Marcus was in New York a couple of weeks ago, and took a walk on the High Line with Robert. He produced a 5-minute "From Our Own Correspondent" piece on the High Line, which was broadcast in the UK last week, and will be on the World Service in the coming days. Beside... read more
  • Naming a Special Feature

    On Friday, new signs were installed to mark the naming of one of the High Line's most beloved features, The Diller - von Furstenberg Sundeck. A generous gift from The Diller - von Furstenberg Family Foundation made this feature possible, and it's quickly become an extremely popular gathering spot... read more
  • Saturday, October 3rd: The Drop

    THE DROP: URBAN ART INFILL is a day long festival of public interactive art, music, and fashion projects on 25th Street between 10th & 11th avenues happening tomorrow, October 3, 2009.  After wandering through the exhibitions, check out the party under the High Line at 25th Street! This event ... read more
  • October Blooms

    Photo credit Joan Garvin.  It's officially fall. Mornings are brisk, sunsets are early, and much of the landscape on the High Line has taken on an airier, golden brown look as its grasses go to seed. Remembering, of course, that brown is also a color, there's a lot to look for in this new f... read more