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The High Line Blog

  • FHL Now Hiring For Program Coordinator, Six Other Positions

    Join the High Line team! We're hiring for seven positions, most recently a Program Coordinator: The Program Coordinator will administer and assist in the execution of public programs on the High Line. Reporting to the Program and Outreach Manager, the Program Coordinator will work normal busines... read more
  • Rail Yards Update: Get Ready!

      Don't miss your chance to show your support for the High Line at the most important public hearing since 2005. UPDATE: This hearing is scheduled for March 31 at 9:30 AM. Read More. In the next few weeks, the City Council will hold a public hearing regarding its vote on the Eastern Rail ... read more
  • Early High Line Review: "Prosaic" with "Touches of the Sublime"

    Hugh Pearman, London-based design critic and author of several fantastic architecture books, was recently in town reviewing another NYC project, and decided to stop by to check out the progress on the High Line.  Pearman compiled his initial thoughts about his visit on his Web site. In the revie... read more
  • The High Line Loses 3.5 Tons!

        At approximately 8:00 this morning, the High Line construction crew cut four massive steel panels from the north side of the 10th Avenue Square. The square, which sits over 10th Avenue at 17th Street, will be one of the most distinctive design features when the High Lin... read more
  • FHL Now Hiring!

    In preparation for the opening of the park in a few short months, Friends of the High Line currently has SEVEN positions open (with another to be announced shortly). These include several new positions in the Horticulture and Maintenance & Operations departments, in anticipation of the High Line... read more
  • Feb 25: Greening Manhattan's Waterfront at CUNY

    Next week, CUNY is hosting a panel discussion on the evolution of Manhattan's waterfront from a landscape dominated by industry and highways, to a "Perimeter Park." The discussion is being put on by the Sustainable Cities Institute at CUNY, and will feature authors Philip Lopate, Ann Buttenweiser... read more
  • Bloomberg.com: The High Line = Good Economics

    The High Line last fall, as landscaping crews began planting  All eyes were on our nation's capital today as President Obama signed the stimulus bill (or, properly, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) into law. Before the $787 billion economic recovery package was finally approved, ... read more
  • Walking the High Line with Joel Sternfeld

    Next weekend offers a rare opportunity to see Joel Sternfeld's Photographs of the High Line as part of Luhring Augustine's booth at the ADAA Art Show 2009 at the Park Avenue Armory. Back in 2000, in the dawning hours of Friends of the High Line, co-founders Robert Hammond and Joshua David aske... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Peel-up Bench Installed!

    FHL staff Patrick Hazari tries out the newly installed "peel-up" bench on the High Line. The FSC-certified IPE wood used for the bench is finished with an oil-based, clear-coat sealant that will protect the wood. Over time, the wood will weather naturally to a beautiful silver patina. Previous... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Another West Side Cowboy

    The much-admired West Side Cowboy, riding up 10th Avenue at 26th Street.  More cowboys here! read more