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The High Line Blog

  • Meet Deb Berman, Our High Line Art Intern

    Deb Berman, High Line Art's invaluable intern, installing a test filmstrip this past summer for artist Jennifer West's performance One Mile Parkour Film. Photo courtesy Friends of the High Line.  This week we bid farewell to Deb Berman, our invaluable High Line Art intern. A recent graduat... read more
  • Photography: Autumn on the High Line

    Summer blooms may be fading, but brilliant fall foliage is right around the corner. Photo by Juan Valentin  It’s officially fall in New York City! With more than 1,500 contributors, the High Line Flickr Pool gathers some of the best photographs of the park. The images are displayed in a... read more
  • High Line Community Engagement in ‘Chelsea Now’

    Pick up a copy from one of the stands along 10th Avenue, or follow us after the jump to read the article. Photo by Rowa Lee  Last month we introduced you to Erycka Montoya Perez, our new Community Engagement Manager at Friends of the High Line. One of our favorite local newspapers, Chelsea... read more
  • Rail Yards Weekends Registration Opens Tomorrow

    As you can see in this video by Arbuckle Industries, the third and final section of the High Line at the Rail Yards is currently overgrown with self-seeded wildflowers and grasses that grew up between the tracks when the trains stopped running on the elevated railway in the 1980s. Our goa... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Korean Feather Reed Grass

    This beautiful ornamental grass blooms in late summer with feathery pink-tinted panicles that fade to a cream color in the colder months of the year.  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Food and Drink on the High Line

    Visitors enjoy a glass of Riesling and snacks at Terroir at The Porch as the sun sets. Photo by Nicole Franzen  Nicole Franzen captured this relaxing summer moment at Terroir at The Porch, the open air café on the High Line at West 15th Street. Terroir is the perfect place to join friend... read more
  • Groundbreaking at the High Line at the Rail Yards!

    During a ceremonial moment to mark the start of construction, we tossed grass and wildflower seeds onto the High Line at the Rail Yards. Some of the seeds were originally collected from the High Line before construction began on the first section of the park back in 2006. Photo by Timothy Schenc... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Showy goldenrod

    Showy goldenrod gets its common name from its prolific yellow blooms which are a favorite of fall pollinators.  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line in... read more
  • Visitors Leave Their Mark on Jennifer West's "One Mile Parkour Film"

    Artist Jennifer West with her filmstrip One Mile Parkour Film. Photo by Liz Ligon  On Thursday, September 13th High Line Art presented One Mile Parkour Film, a day-long performance by Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer West, in which the artist and High Line staff adhered a one-mile-long f... read more
  • Photo of the Week: After the Rain

    Visitors enjoy an evening walk along the High Line after a day of rain. Photo by Derek Wolter  High Line Flickr Pool contributor Derek Wolter captured this beautiful photo of visitors walking along the High Line on a summer evening after a day of rain. Visit this section of the park, n... read more
  • Rail Yards Weekends: Walk the High Line’s Final Section

    Join us this October for a special opportunity to explore the final section of the High Line, thanks to support from UNIQLO.  Mark your calendars! The High Line’s final section at the rail yards is currently closed to visitors, but we will be opening the gates for you to explore the s... read more
  • Photos: Honey Day at the High Line

    Honey Day at the High Line featured educational activities, honey tastings, and honey products for sale, all in celebration of the industrious honeybee. Photos (clockwise from right) by Liz Ligon, Jenna Saraco, and Melissa Mansur.   Friends of the High Line partnered with Brooklyn Grange... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Broadleaf ironweed

    This time of year Broadleaf ironweed displays beautiful purple flowers that turn to fluffy seed heads. Photo by Patrick Cullina   The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today,... read more
  • Congrats! Youth Staff Alum Moving On to Clean Energy Corps

    As a member of the High Line Youth Staff, Carla Hernández has worked with Friends of the High Line in so many capacities over the last year, from helping with our community surveying, to working alongside our gardeners during an alternative spring break program. Photo by Liz Ligon  High ... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Play With Your Food

    This past Wednesday, for our first session of Play With Your Food, High Line Food vendor People’s Pops joined us to make fresh lemon shaved ice with kids. Photo by Rowa Lee  In this great photo by Rowa Lee, People’s Pops co-owner David Carrell looks on as young Play With Your Food particip... read more
  • Diane Von Furstenberg Designs Exclusive Collection for the High Line

    Recently some of our staff – including Horticulture Foreman Johnny Linville and Administrative Assistant Shannon Scott, pictured above – took the new DVF High Line merchandise for a test run. Photo by Liz Ligon  We are thrilled to debut a new collection of limited-edition apparel and pro... read more
  • Film Committee Reflects on High Line Teen Picks

    The Teen Picks Film Committee brought together a group of local teens who conceived of and planned a three-screening film series from start to finish. Photo by Daniella Zalcman  This special blog post comes to you from Luz Delma Adon, Raquel Rosado, Liza Rosado, and Juwan Stone, who, wit... read more
  • Happy Birthday John Cage

    John Cage, installation view of One11 and 103, 1992. Photo: Austin Kennedy. Courtesy of Friends of the High Line and Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York..  If you have visited the High Line this month, you may have noticed a new video projection in the semi-enclosed passageway on the... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Harlequin Glorybower

    Harlequin glorybower produces beautiful jasmine-like flowers at the end of summer and bright blue berries later in the fall.  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the... read more