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Park Update: Crews have cleared the High Line's paths, and the park is open to the public between Gansevoort and 30th Streets. We are working to open the remainder of the park as soon as possible. Please check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates.

The High Line Blog

  • Best of the High Line Blog

    The High Line is well on its way to becoming New York's first park in the sky, with plants taking root in late summer and the first section on schedule to open by the end of 2008. Keep up to date with the High Line's progress here on the Blog, written by Friends of the High Line's staff members: ... read more
  • David Beckham Bares All (Again!) for the High Line

    Here he is, at it again. (David Beckham was last seen showing off for the High Line back in February.   Compare and contrast.) read more
  • High Liners Paddle the Bronx River!

    Paddlers enjoy a history lesson about ConcretePlant Park, opening to the public in September  On Saturday, 60 High Line supporters ventured up to Hunt's Point in the South Bronx for a tour of the Bronx River--by canoe. Staff from the Bronx River Alliance guided us down the river past a dyn... read more
  • Student-Run Farmers Market at PS 11 in Chelsea

    Cabbages grow at Stoneledge Farm in upstate New York  There's a new farmer's market in the neighborhood-- and it's run entirely by students. Starting next week, you can stop by Wednesday mornings for some fresh seasonal veggies! PS 11, an elementary school, is partnering with the Chelsea ... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Heat Wave!

    Photo by the endlessly talentedTim Schenck It's ridiculously hot today. Of course, on the High Line construction site, that just means things are a little sexier than usual. Earlier: David Beckham Bares All for the High Line read more
  • High Line Horticulture Tours Were Hot, Hot, Hot

      Despite the heat wave this weekend, 80 intrepid High Line supporters took part in our first ever High Line horticulture tours on Saturday. Alex Feleppa, director of horticulture for the Horticultural Society of New York, took visitors on a journey through the rail yards section of the Lin... read more
  • Going Green: Only the Finest in Tap Water

    Tasty, healthy, and energy-efficient: Katieand our new water-filter cooler A while back, we got to thinking that our office operations should reflect the values inherent in the High Line itself, as well as our own staff's personal commitment to environmental conservation. Recently, two larger n... read more
  • High Line Horticulture Walk: Only a Few Spots Left

    It's not too late to join us and Alex Feleppa, director of horticulture for the Horticultural Society of New York, for a naturalist walk on the rail yards section of the High Line. The walks are this Saturday, June 7 (there are three sessions.) We're not usually able to bring people up to the ... read more
  • History Video, Narrated by Ethan Hawke

    A good concise history of the High Line, from the days of Death Avenue to Friends of the High Line's preservation efforts. Ethan Hawke narrated this video for us, and Matt Wolf produced it. read more