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The High Line at the Rail Yards, between 11th Avenue and 34th Street, will be closed through Wednesday, May 6, 2015, for repairs to the Interim Walkway. Thank you for your patience.

The High Line Blog

  • Freshkills Park Blog and Tours

    Aerial rendering of Freshkills Park, via flickr  Freshkills Park, our other favorite future New York City Park designed by Field Operations, recently launched a blog. Updated by members of the team developing the park at the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, the Freshkills... read more
  • Rail Yards Hearing Tomorrow- Note Location Change!

      **Tomorrow's City Council hearing has been moved to 250 Broadway, right across the street from City Hall.** Please come show your support tomorrow morning for the full preservation of the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards, and get a free "Save the High Line at the Rail Yards" T-shirt.... read more
  • High Line's Broadway Cameo

    Image from http://www.westsidestory.com  The new Broadway revival of West Side Story opened to great reviews last week, in no small part due to the steely strength of the supporting cast. Check out the tall, dark, and handsome stranger in the back – look familiar? read more
  • Walk (Around) the Line!

    Historical image courtesy Jim Shaughnessy  Want to get to know the area around the High Line before you go up in a couple of months? The Center for the Urban Environment, a group dedicated to educating individuals about the built and natural environments of New York City, will be hosting a... read more
  • March 31 at City Hall - Save the High Line at the Rail Yards, Get a Free T-Shirt!

    Please note the new date: this hearing is now scheduled for Tuesday, March 31. This City Council hearing is an important step in the public review process for the rail yards and, therefore, for the future of the High Line. It  will be a critical opportunity to show the City, State and developer... read more
  • The High Line in Bloom: Pt. 1

      Viburnum x bodnantense 'Dawn' Then and now! We're finally witnessing the fruits (flowers) of our labor. These beautiful pictures of an early Spring blooming shrub with fragrant flowers taken by Sierra Bainbridge at Field Operations are just the beginning of what promises to be an ex... read more
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  • Construction, Fall 2008

    It's Friday, let's watch a video! Work on the High Line's Section 1 last fall included planting of perennials in beds from Gansevoort to 20th Street, steel removal on the 10th Avenue Square, and delivery of trees to the Gansevoort Woodland. This scope of work will continue until Section 1 open... read more
  • Alcove Seating Bench

    Photo by Jeffrey Donenfeld Alcove seating benches were installed this week on the High Line between 17th and 18th Streets. The FSC-certified IPE wood-- a sustainable Brazilian hardwood-- is the same material used for the High Line's peel-up benches. A vegetal screen will be installed behind the ... read more
  • Tim Saternow's High Line Watercolors

    Image courtesy of George Billis Gallery Image courtesy of George Billis Gallery Image courtesy ofGeorge Billis Gallery  Tim Saternow, a Chelsea-based artist (and Emmy-nominated art director for television), spent the last two years painting the High Line from the street and surrounding bu... read more