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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

  • Spring Cutback in Review

    Daffodil blooms emerging on the High Line.  The first spring has arrived on the High Line. If you have visited the park recently, you may have noticed that the landscape looks completely different than it did two months ago. The sun and mild temperatures have charmed the spring blooms ou... read more
  • Spring and Summer Public Programs Now Listed Online

    Group leaders encourage kids to make music using recycled materials from Chelsea Market at last season's Bash the Trash parade.  Did you know that Friends of the High Line hosts free- and low-cost public programs? Each season, we offer variety of opportunities for New Yorkers of all a... read more
  • Tomorrow: Enjoy Gelato and Help Fund Childhood Cancer Care

    L'Arte del Gelato's artisan gelato. Our friends (and participants in our Membership Discount Program) at L'Arte del Gelato are hosting a fundraising event tomorrow to benefit Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. If you're in the area, enjoy a scoop of gelato... read more
  • High Line Receives the Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award

    Photo by Iwan Baan Tonight, the New York Landmarks Conservancy will honor Friends of the High Line with the Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award. Lucy Goldschmidt Moses was a lifelong New Yorker whose generosity benefited the City for more than 50 years. The New York Landmarks Conservancy pres... read more
  • Lauren Ross on Creative Conversation: Public (Art x Space)

    Spencer Finch's The River That Flows Both Ways on view in the Chelsea Market Passage. Photo by Iwan Baan.  Do you wonder what public art does? Or, what makes a public space successful? High Line Curator Lauren Ross will join David Koren, Executive Producer of FIGMENT, and a representati... read more
  • Park Life: Four Seasons on the High Line

    An image from David Kimelman's series, Park Life: 4 Seasons on the High Line  New York-based photographer David Kimelman been capturing the beauty and spirit of the High Line since it opened last summer. In March, he launched a new year-long photo project documenting the park through the ... read more
  • Spring Has Sprung! April Blooms on the High Line

    Eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis) beginning to bloom in the Gansevoort Woodland.  With all the plants in bloom right now on the High Line, it's hard to believe there was ever a period of dormancy. From the redbud's bold lipstick-shaped blooms, to the dainty, sunshine-colored miniature da... read more
  • Seasonal Programming Begins with Spring!

    Renegade Cabaret, June 2009. Photo by Marcin Wichary  As the weather heats up and evening light lingers, spring has become one of the High Line's most exciting seasons yet. After a long winter, it's truly invigorating to take in all the new grasses, flowers, and trees that have recently... read more
  • Seasonal Programming Begins with Spring!

    Renegade Cabaret, June 2009. Photo by Marcin Wichary  As the weather heats up and evening light lingers, spring has become one of the High Line's most exciting seasons yet. After a long winter, it's truly invigorating to take in all the new grasses, flowers, and trees that have recently... read more
  • Seasonal Programming Begins with Spring!

    Renegade Cabaret, June 2009. Photo by Marcin Wichary  As the weather heats up and evening light lingers, spring has become one of the High Line's most exciting seasons yet. After a long winter, it's truly invigorating to take in all the new grasses, flowers, and trees that have recently... read more
  • Temporary Stairs at the 14th Street Access Point

    Planning a visit to the High Line? Keep an eye out for the temporary stairs at the 14th Street access point. Temporary changes to High Line access at 14th Street will take place over the coming weeks due to construction of an adjacent building. Ongoing adjacent construction will affect a... read more
  • Saving the Environment, One Snip at a Time

    Donated compost material. Nearly 40,000 grasses, perennials, trees, and shrubs inhabit Section 1 of the High Line, and each plant gets cut back in the spring to allow for new growth. Instead of treating the clippings as garbage, our gardeners have been busy developing ways to reuse them. We re... read more
  • Our Favorite Lunch Spot

    Midday high-lining. It's a toss-up between the lower level of the Chelsea Market Passage (pictured) and the 10th Avenue Square. But on days like today, we love to eat lunch and take a break on the High Line. Did you know that Friends of the High Line Members get discountsat select food sho... read more
  • The High Line Celebrates its 2,000,000th Visitor!

    Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe, Co-Founder Joshua David, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Zach Hauser, City Planning Commission Chair Amanda Burden, and Lexi Hauser plant an eastern redbud tree in the Gansevoort Woodland. Photo by Joan Garvin  Earlier today we welcomed our 2,000,000th visito... read more
  • Full Seasonal Hours Resume Today

    A summer evening on the High Line. Photo by Joan Garvin  Starting tonight, the High Line's full seasonal hours will take effect. Beginning tonight and continuing through autumn, the park will be open daily between 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM (last entry at 9:45 PM). After dark, L'Observatoire ... read more