The High Line Blog

  • Winter Guide to the High Line

    The winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata) on the High Line near West 21st Street. Photo by Barry Munger.  Temperatures may be dropping, but you will find a beautiful landscape, thought-provoking public art, and engaging public programs at the High Line over the next few months. Here are a ... read more
  • Food Architecture: Gingerbread High Line

    An edible High Line made of gingerbread, frosting, and festive winter plants is now on view at Cookshop.  Edible High Lines are the new trend this holiday season. You can find the latest creation at Cookshop, a favorite neighborhood restaurant located on the corner of 10th Avenue and We... read more
  • Reasons to Give "High Line" to Your Friends and Family

    The holidays are upon us. If you find yourself searching for the perfect gift for your loved one, look no further than the High Line Web Shop, where you can pick up your copy of High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky. Here are the reasons why our new book makes a great... read more
  • A Delicious First Season of High Line Food

    The Chelsea Market Passage was home to High Line Food vendors all summer and fall. Photo by Iwan Baan.  Our first full season of High Line Food will soon come to a close. We pulled together some photos of our favorite moments from the year. Take a look, and tell us what you think. We hope... read more
  • Meet the Co-Founders and Get Your Book Signed

    Planning to give a copy of our new book, High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky, as a holiday gift? Join us this week to get the book signed by the authors, Joshua David and Robert Hammond. The High Line Co-Founders will be at Charles Nolan on Thursday, December 8 and... read more
  • HIGH LINE BILLBOARD Q&A with the Curator

    Photo by Friends of the High Line Courtesy John Baldessari and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York  Today we unveiled The First $100,000 I Ever Made, a new work created by artist John Baldessari. The work features a $100,000 bill enlarged to cover the 25-by-75 foot billboard next to the High ... read more
  • High Line at the Rail Yards Community Input Meeting

    It’s a familiar experience for those who have recently visited the High Line. Standing at the northernmost point of the park, you look through the metal construction fence and see the still undeveloped stretch of the historic freight rail structure. You ask yourself, “What is happening out th... read more
  • High Line Holiday Gift Guide

    Visit the High Line Web Shop this holiday season to find great gifts for all the special people in your life. High Line merchandise is perfect for architecture and design geeks, green thumbs, New York City enthusiasts, and children alike. What’s more, every purchase in our Web Shop directly su... read more
  • Ice Skating Below the High Line

    The Standard Ice Rink is now open below the High Line at West 13th Street. Photo by Chris Mosier  There is a new ice-skating venue below the High Line. The Standard Ice Rink is now open! This is the second year that our friends at The Standard, New York have brought the rink to the High ... read more
  • PHOTOS: Explosive Dance Performance on the High Line

    Below The Standard, New York, dancers in boldly colored costumes do acrobatic kicks as part of Half-Mythical, Half-Legendary Americanism. Photo by Liz Ligon.  On November 12 and 14, visitors gathered to watch dancers in brightly colored costumes jump, run, kick, and cartwheel along the ... read more