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November 7, 2018

The Language of the Land

By Meg Whiteford

A short glossary of everyday words with Native American origins Annual report of Bureau of Ethnology, v. 7, by J.W. Powell. LC Many nations, p. 209 The...

The Language of the Land

By Meg Whiteford | November 7, 2018

A short glossary of everyday words with Native American origins Annual report of Bureau of Ethnology, v. 7, by J.W. Powell. LC Many nations, p. 209 The High Line, and all of New York, is on land that once belonged to the Lenape, Munsee...

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November 6, 2018

Living in a Technobody Wonderland

By Meg Whiteford

The films in Machines of Loving Grace show us that our bodies are, for better or for worse, bound up in the technology we have created. Machines of...

Living in a Technobody Wonderland

By Meg Whiteford | November 6, 2018

The films in Machines of Loving Grace show us that our bodies are, for better or for worse, bound up in the technology we have created. Machines of Loving Grace runs daily beginning at dusk, now through January 2, 2019, on the High Line...

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October 24, 2018

Featured Plant: Blackberry lily

By Isabella Yeager

Blackberry lily’s flowers are typically orange with red spots, and live for a single day, while the plant as a whole blooms for several weeks.

Featured Plant: Blackberry lily

By Isabella Yeager | October 24, 2018

Blackberry lily’s flowers are typically orange with red spots, and live for a single day, while the plant as a whole blooms for several weeks.

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October 10, 2018

The Big Intimacy of The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock

By Meg Whiteford

1 ambitious collaboration to bring 1,000 singers on top of the High Line

The Big Intimacy of The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock

By Meg Whiteford | October 10, 2018

1 ambitious collaboration to bring 1,000 singers on top of the High Line

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October 2, 2018

Featured plant: Jindai tatarian aster

By Erika Harvey

Tatarian aster’s distinctive lavender blooms are a sure sign that autumn has arrived at the park.

Featured plant: Jindai tatarian aster

By Erika Harvey | October 2, 2018

Tatarian aster’s distinctive lavender blooms are a sure sign that autumn has arrived at the park.

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September 18, 2018

Featured plant: Bur oak

By Rachel Hokanson

When asked to conjure an image of the prairie, most people picture an endless sea of grass, as far as the eye can see. In actuality, the tallgrass...

Featured plant: Bur oak

By Rachel Hokanson | September 18, 2018

When asked to conjure an image of the prairie, most people picture an endless sea of grass, as far as the eye can see. In actuality, the tallgrass prairie was punctuated by groves of trees such as Quercus macrocarpa, or bur oak. The...

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September 4, 2018

Featured plant: Prairie dropseed

Sporobolus heterolepis or prairie dropseed, is a fine textured, clump forming perennial grass grown for its foliage and flowers. It’s native to...

Featured plant: Prairie dropseed

September 4, 2018

Sporobolus heterolepis or prairie dropseed, is a fine textured, clump forming perennial grass grown for its foliage and flowers. It’s native to the tallgrass and mixed grass prairies of central North America from Texas to southern...

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August 28, 2018

Plant of the Week: Sweet black-eyed Susan

By Ayinde Listhrop

From the onset of early summer, you can always count on the familiar eye catching sight of the sweet black-eyed Susan, or Rudbeckia subtomentosa, to...

Plant of the Week: Sweet black-eyed Susan

By Ayinde Listhrop | August 28, 2018

From the onset of early summer, you can always count on the familiar eye catching sight of the sweet black-eyed Susan, or Rudbeckia subtomentosa, to add a bright burst of color to the High Line. It comes in many varieties and goes by...

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August 21, 2018

Plant of the Week: Black Cherry

By Donavon T. Falls

As you walk along the northern section of the High Line, the self-seeded landscape of the Interim Walkway offers a brief window into an untouched, urban...

Plant of the Week: Black Cherry

By Donavon T. Falls | August 21, 2018

As you walk along the northern section of the High Line, the self-seeded landscape of the Interim Walkway offers a brief window into an untouched, urban ecological setting. If you are no stranger to New York City, these micro-greenspaces...

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August 14, 2018

Plant of the Week: Queen Anne's Lace

By Ayinde Listhrop

As you enter or exit the park towards the northern most section of the High Line, you’ll notice a self-seeded display featuring hundreds of white...

Plant of the Week: Queen Anne's Lace

By Ayinde Listhrop | August 14, 2018

As you enter or exit the park towards the northern most section of the High Line, you’ll notice a self-seeded display featuring hundreds of white flowers covering the length of the Interim walkway. Aggressive and hardy, yet...

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