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A collection of films about the history, design, and construction of the High Line, the High Line's elected supporters, and public programs produced by Friends of the High Line.

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Jane's New York 2004


42-minute Jane's New York piece on the High Line, from 2004, featuring High Line co-founders Robert Hammond and Joshua David, Edward Norton, City Council members Christine Quinn and Gifford Miller, members of the High Line design team, photographer Joel Sternfeld, and many others.

Jane's New York 2004

Duration:
42:04
Views:
8,994

High Line Portrait Project 2007


Photographs of more than 1,000 High Line supporters, in front of a High Line backdrop by Joel Sternfeld. The portraits were collaged into a public mural on construction fencing in the High Line neighborhood.

High Line Portrait Project 2007

Duration:
3:27
Views:
8,828

High Line Green-Up: Preparing the Planting Beds for Spring


In the early spring, the High Line gardeners cut back the previous growing season's perennials and grasses to make room for new growth. The entire process is called High Line Green-Up, and it takes place every year as soon as the temperature starts to warm up.

High Line Green-Up: Preparing the Planting Beds for Spring

Duration:
3:51
Views:
7,998

At Work on the High Line


Meet gardener Andi Lawton and custodian Jose Casanova, part of the team of maintenance and operations staff at work on the High Line, New York's elevated park. Friends of the High Line's membership program goes to fund all of the maintenance and operations of the High Line. Video by Adam Kaufman.

At Work on the High Line

Duration:
3:06
Views:
6,327

Save the Spur Rally


On December 1, 2008, more than 200 High Line supporters gathered at the Eastern Rail Yards Public Forum in favor or preserving the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards. A portion of the High Line, the Spur over 10th Avenue, is still in danger of being torn down, depending on a planning process being led by the Related Companies, a private developer.

Save the Spur Rally

Duration:
2:17
Views:
3,883

High Line Supporters


Elected officials and other supporters introduce the High Line as one of New York's most exciting new public space projects. Video from 2004.

High Line Supporters

Duration:
7:05
Views:
3,815

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