Park update: The Interim Walkway at the Western Rail Yards (between 30th & 34th Streets) is temporarily closed today.

Skip to content
30th Street Challenge
Give by June 20

To meet the demands of our busiest time of the year, we ask all friends of the High Line to help us raise a total of $30,000—$1,000 for each block of our 1.5-mile-long park along Manhattan’s West Side.

Faheem Majeed

Freedom’s Stand

Faheem Majeed (b. 1976, Chicago, Illinois) lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. Freedom’s Stand pays homage to the role of Black newspapers in the US and is named for Freedom’s Journal, the first Black-owned-and-operated newspaper, founded in New York City in 1827. Modeled after Dogon architecture, the sculpture showcases collections of printed materials that are rotated throughout the exhibition—namely 288 headlines, articles, and advertisements from contemporary and historical Black newspapers.


Support

Major support for the High Line Plinth is provided by Shelley Fox Aarons, Jennifer Allan Soros, Elizabeth Belfer, Suzanne Deal Booth, Fairfax Dorn, Andy and Christine Hall, Hermine Riegerl Heller, J. Tomilson Hill, The Holly Peterson Foundation, Annie Hubbard, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Donald R. Mullen, Jr., Miyoung Lee and Neil Simpkins, Doug Oliver, Mario J. Palumbo, Jr., Susan Scherr, Susan Viniar, and Anonymous.