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.
Elected officials and other supporters introduce the High Line as one of New York's most exciting new public space projects. Video from 2004.
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.
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.