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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.

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.

Autumn Crossing on the High Line

On Wednesday, September 29, Friends of the High Line presented Autumn Crossing, a free open-air performance by dance artist Naomi Goldberg Haas, her dance company, Dances For A Variable Population, and senior citizens from Hudson Guild, a multi-service agency that provides programs and services to seniors and other residents of the Chelsea community.

High Line Section 2 Construction Tour

In spring, 2011, the second section of the High Line, from West 20th to West 30th Street, will open to the public, doubling the length of the park.

Section 2 has new design features, including the High Line's first lawn, a steel walkway that rises 8 feet above the High Line level, and a wildflower field, among others.

Read more about the design of the High Line on our Web site:

Step to the High Line

Friends of the High Line, Hudson Guild, and Youth Step USA are pleased to present Step to the High Line, a week-long festival of step performances on the High Line. Step is a form of creative expression that celebrates the power and energy of youth through synchronized stomping, clapping, calling, and other sounds.


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