A four-minute fly-through animation of the design for Sections 1 and 2. The video was made possible by the Trust for Architectural Easements, and produced by Brooklyn Digital Foundry.
A 12-minute film, produced by Friends of the High Line, introducing the High Line and the efforts to transform it into a park. Featuring actor Edward Norton, photographer Joel Sternfeld, City Council Speaker Gifford Miller, FHL Co-Founders Robert Hammond and Joshua David, designer Diane von Furstenberg, architect Steven Holl, and others.
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.
Edward Norton and Friends of the High Line are helping convert a historic 1.5-mile-elevated railway into a public park. Directed by David Sampliner, Produced by Bristol Baughan, Edited by Lindsay Utz and music by Talkdemonic and Yacht.
Work on the High Line's Section 1 in Fall 2008 included perennial planting, steel removal on a special feature called the 10th Avenue Square, and delivery of trees to the Gansevoort Woodland. The first section of the High Line is projected to open in the late spring of 2009.
High Line in the Snow - by Patrick Cullina,
Friends of the High Line's Vice President of Horticulture & Parks
Elected officials and other supporters introduce the High Line as one of New York's most exciting new public space projects. Video from 2004.
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.
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.