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HIGH LINE REOPENING
JULY 16

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Overview

The High Line is both a nonprofit organization and a public park on the West Side of Manhattan. Through our work with communities on and off the High Line, we’re devoted to reimagining the role public spaces have in creating connected, healthy neighborhoods and cities.

Built on a historic, elevated rail line, the High Line was always intended to be more than a park. You can walk through gardens, view art, experience a performance, savor delicious food, or connect with friends and neighbors-all while enjoying a unique perspective of New York City.

Nearly 100% of our annual budget comes through donations from people like you, who help us operate, maintain, and program the park.

The High Line is owned by the City of New York and we operate under a license agreement with NYC Parks.

The High Line is both a nonprofit organization and a public park on the West Side of Manhattan. Through our work with communities on and off the High Line, we’re devoted to reimagining the role public spaces have in creating connected, healthy neighborhoods and cities.

Built on a historic, elevated rail line, the High Line was always intended to be more than a park. You can walk through gardens, view art, experience a performance, savor delicious food, or connect with friends and neighbors-all while enjoying a unique perspective of New York City.

Nearly 100% of our annual budget comes through donations from people like you, who help us operate, maintain, and program the park.

The High Line is owned by the City of New York and we operate under a license agreement with NYC Parks.

Who we are

History

Learn about the time when the High Line was a wild landscape hidden on the West Side, and how the community rallied to open it for the public.

Design

The visionary team responsible for the park features and landscape was inspired by both the industrial and the natural history of the elevated structure.

Leadership

Friends of the High Line is led by dedicated professionals who bring broad expertise to fulfilling our mission, and overseen by our Board of Directors.

What we do

Gardens

Our gardens are diverse and ever-changing, with more than fifteen distinct planting zones and 110,000 plants.

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Programs

There’s always something new to experience on the High Line, from dance to meditation to civic engagement to family events.

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Art

Discover artworks that respond to this unique space and engage with the urgent social issues of our time.

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High Line Network

We’re part of a growing movement to reclaim, reuse, and reimagine infrastructure as public space. Read how we’re supporting our peers across the continent.

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Community Parks Initiative

In partnership with NYC Parks, we’re sharing resources and skills with community gardens across the city.

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Teens

Our paid positions in cultural production, community engagement, and environmental justice offer hands-on (and fun) job training for local youth.

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Be one of us!

If you believe in the High Line, become a member—you’ll support the park while also getting cool swag, local discounts, and other great benefits.

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