Friends of the High Line
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Welcome, Jenny!


We're thrilled to welcome Jenny Gersten as the new Executive Director of Friends of the High Line. Since we announced Jenny's appointment in October, we've been excitedly waiting her arrival at the start of this year.

Jenny comes to us from the Williamstown Theatre Festival, where she helped create and oversee the organization’s long-range strategic plan and $7 million endowment fund. A lifelong New Yorker, Jenny grew up just blocks from the High Line. We hope you'll join us in welcoming Jenny and celebrating this new chapter for the High Line.

Save up to 30% in the High Line Shop Sale


Take up to 30% off select High Line merchandise through Sunday, January 19. Choose from popular products like our 18-month High Line Calendar, our bestselling logo tees in red, pink, and lime, and more.

Shop now.

Volunteer for Spring Cutback

In keeping with planting designer Piet Oudolf’s vision, High Line plants are left untrimmed throughout the colder months to create a beautifully textured winter landscape. When spring arrives, staff and volunteers work side-by-side to trim back the more than 100,000 plants along our mile-long park. This horticultural effort, called High Line Spring Cutback, takes place throughout the entire month of March.

Spring Cutback is an enormous effort, and we would love your help! Learn how you can become a Spring Cutback volunteer.

The High Line Is Hiring


Friends of the High Line is currently looking for passionate, dedicated candidates to fill positions in our Operations and Development Departments. View our Jobs page for a complete list of open positions.

Highlights from the Web



High Line Blog
We've gathered together our favorite images and stories from this past year.



Facebook
Here's the High Line transformed into a winter wonderland.



Twitter
This delightful High Line photo, "Baby vs. City," was chosen by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation as the winner of its Go Park photography contest.



Flickr
Through the lens of a High Line Photographer, our park looks beautiful following a storm.



Instagram
See which of our Instagram images received the most likes in 2013.

You Did It!

You never cease to amaze us. In December, nearly 1,000 of our members and friends joined together to support the High Line and help meet our $350,000 Matching Gift Challenge.

Your generous contributions have now been matched dollar-for-dollar by the High Line’s Board of Directors, which means that together, friends like you have provided more than $700,000 to keep the High Line growing in the year to come.

We are deeply grateful to have your support and partnership as we begin another exciting year on the High Line, and work to open the High Line at the Rail Yards to the public. Thank you.





Friends of the High Line
529 West 20th Street, Suite 8W
New York, NY 10011
(212) 206-9922
info@thehighline.org

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The High Line is managed by a partnership between Friends of the High Line and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation

Images from top to bottom: Nicholas Noyes; Liz Ligon ; Friends of the High Line; Liz Ligon ; Friends of the High Line


SUPPORT
REI is a Supporting Sponsor of the High Line Volunteer Program.

Spring Cutback is supported by the Google Community Grants Fund of Tides Foundation, REI, and Toyota.


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