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.
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.
Narrated by Ethan Hawke. This video is a concise introduction to the history of the High Line, from the days of Death Avenue in the 1840s, to Friends of the High Line's preservation efforts. Features historical imagery. Produced by Matt Wolf. Made possible by the Trust for Architectural Easements.
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.