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Due to anticipated crowds in Chelsea for the New York City Pride festivities, the High Line will close at 6:00 PM on Sunday, June 24 in cooperation with the New York City Police Department and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation.

The High Line Field Station, High Line Merchandise and Membership Cart, and High Line Food Partners will close at approximately 5:00 PM.

Regular park hours will resume on Monday, June 25.

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We’ve invited teens from around the city to turn the High Line into their stage during Step to the High Line, a four-day festival of step performances celebrating the power and energy of the our city’s youth. The festival begins on Wednesday, June 13, and culminates with a showcase and workshop on Saturday, June 16.

View performance times and locations

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Join us tonight at 6:00 PM when celebrated choreographer Simone Forti will present her famous 1961 experimental dance work Huddle, along the pathway of the High Line. A group of dancers will form a huddle that will move along the High Line with one dancer after the other detaching from the group, climbing on the human formation, and reuniting with the huddle.

This event begins at 6:00 PM on the High Line under The Standard, New York.

Read More.

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Vote today – and every day, through Monday, May 21 – to help the High Line gain important funding for capital improvements and maintenance.

The High Line is one of 40 historic sites in the running for funding from Partners in Preservation, a grantmaking program that focuses on historic preservation. Your online votes determine which sites receive grants, so all it takes is a few clicks to support the High Line.

Visit to vote now, or visit the High Line Blog to learn more about this special opportunity for the High Line.

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We are one step closer toward building and opening the third and final section of the High Line at the rail yards.

On Wednesday, April 25, the New York City Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve a zoning text amendment that secures the eastern portion of the High Line at the rail yards, including the 10th Avenue Spur, as public open space.

Learn more about this important step for the High Line.

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Earth Day, on Sunday, April 22, is the culmination of High Line Spring Cutback, our biggest horticultural task of the year, and a celebration of the beginning of spring.

Join us in thanking our dedicated volunteers during a volunteer recognition ceremony, bring the kids for live music, seed ball-making, and a giant community mural, or witness Alison Knowles’ participatory art performance, Make a Salad, in which the artist mixes a giant salad and serves it to the crowd.

See a full schedule of events for the day.

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The first project in the HIGH LINE COMMISSIONS series for spring, 2012, Lilliput features miniature sculptures installed in unusual and unexpected places at the High Line – amongst the vegetation and along the pathway – creating an art treasure hunt for visitors.

Read more about Lilliput.

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Spring is a great time to visit the High Line. There are so many spring bulbs and blooms popping up throughout the park, with more appearing daily.

Make the most of your next visit to the High Line with our first full-color monthly bloom guide for April. This downloadable resource covers the full mile of High Line plantings, highlighting the blooms you’ll find currently on-view, with photographs and locations to help you with identification.

Download April’s bloom guideand a map.


This week, the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York returns to the High Line for its third season.

Beginning Tuesday, April 3, Stargazing at the High Linewill take place every Tuesday evening at dusk on the High Line near The Standard, New York, pending weather conditions.

Follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates on viewing conditions.


Stop by the High Line in the coming weeks, and you will find a remarkable transformation underway.

High Line Gardeners are busily working with more than 300 community volunteers to complete High Line Spring Cutback – our biggest horticultural task of the year. The High Line’s plants are not trimmed back at the onset of the cold weather, as is typical in most gardens. Instead, the wild grasses, skeletal plant stalks, and dried seed heads define the High Line’s winter landscape. Now that spring has arrived, we must work quickly to cut back the plants to make way for new growth.

Learn more about High Line Spring Cutback.