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November 12, 2019

A Brief History of Chelsea with a Long-Time Resident

By High Line

We interviewed 96 year-old Chelsea resident Rosanna Cox Zuckerman for her birthday, and learned much about the High Line’s neighborhood in the...

A Brief History of Chelsea with a Long-Time Resident

By High Line | November 12, 2019

We interviewed 96 year-old Chelsea resident Rosanna Cox Zuckerman for her birthday, and learned much about the High Line’s neighborhood in the process.

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August 30, 2019

Ruth Ewan’s Silent Agitator and the Industrial Workers of the World

By High Line Art

This year on the High Line, visitors can stop to check the time at Ruth Ewan’s installation Silent Agitator. Learn the fascinating history behind this...

Ruth Ewan’s Silent Agitator and the Industrial Workers of the World

By High Line Art | August 30, 2019

This year on the High Line, visitors can stop to check the time at Ruth Ewan’s installation Silent Agitator. Learn the fascinating history behind this symbolic clock.

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November 1, 2017

From Frozen Turkeys to Park Visitors: A History of What the High Line Carried

By Madeline Berg

At the height of its activity, the High Line was one of the city’s most prominent food distributors, delivering processed meat and baked goods to...

From Frozen Turkeys to Park Visitors: A History of What the High Line Carried

By Madeline Berg | November 1, 2017

At the height of its activity, the High Line was one of the city’s most prominent food distributors, delivering processed meat and baked goods to hungry New Yorkers.Photo by Kalmbach Publishing Company As anyone who has had to pull...

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October 26, 2017

The History of “Death Avenue”

By Madeline Berg

Not just an urban legend, West Side Cowboys rode in front of trains to warn pedestrians and traffic of the oncoming rail.Photo by Kalmbach Publishing...

The History of “Death Avenue”

By Madeline Berg | October 26, 2017

Not just an urban legend, West Side Cowboys rode in front of trains to warn pedestrians and traffic of the oncoming rail.Photo by Kalmbach Publishing Company It’s hard to imagine that beneath the calm refuge that is now the High...

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September 22, 2017

Map Your High Line Memories

Maps are mini-stories. They tell a journey. They record history. They define a space. And what’s remarkable is how people can experience that same...

Map Your High Line Memories

September 22, 2017

Maps are mini-stories. They tell a journey. They record history. They define a space. And what’s remarkable is how people can experience that same space in completely different ways. We invite you to create your own High Line map....

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August 10, 2017

Green Council: Learning to be the Next Generation of Urban Gardeners

By Cristian, Green Council Leader

During this year’s summer intensive, Green Council members worked at four different sites. Members worked on the High Line with their fellow...

Green Council: Learning to be the Next Generation of Urban Gardeners

By Cristian, Green Council Leader | August 10, 2017

During this year’s summer intensive, Green Council members worked at four different sites. Members worked on the High Line with their fellow gardeners, at P.S. 33 establishing a garden for children to learn and cultivate in, with...

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June 29, 2017

Teen Night: Look Back At It!

By Quinton D. Knight

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” -Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher Time travel with us on July...

Teen Night: Look Back At It!

By Quinton D. Knight | June 29, 2017

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” -Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher Time travel with us on July 12 from 6 – 9 pm as we “look back” at the history of New York from...

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May 1, 2017

High Line Bloomers: Green Council’s Spring Break Intensive Experience

By Darnell and Stephanie, Green Council Leaders

Spring has sprung: flowers are blooming, birds are returning, and Green Council members are getting their first taste of the summer work ahead of them....

High Line Bloomers: Green Council’s Spring Break Intensive Experience

By Darnell and Stephanie, Green Council Leaders | May 1, 2017

Spring has sprung: flowers are blooming, birds are returning, and Green Council members are getting their first taste of the summer work ahead of them. During their spring break, Green Council worked on the High Line with the gardeners...

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April 19, 2017

Green Council Welcomes Spring on the High Line

By Myrna Cabán Lezcano

The 2017 Green Council cohort participates in their first Cutback day on the park. Spring has finally arrived on the High Line! Led by High Line...

Green Council Welcomes Spring on the High Line

By Myrna Cabán Lezcano | April 19, 2017

The 2017 Green Council cohort participates in their first Cutback day on the park. Spring has finally arrived on the High Line! Led by High Line Educators, Green Council is a paid education and job-training program that offers local...

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April 1, 2017

High Line Named #7 Most Extreme Hiking Trail in New York State

Following the announcement on the Today Show that the High Line was voted one of the state’s top 10 most extreme hiking trails, we’ve...

High Line Named #7 Most Extreme Hiking Trail in New York State

April 1, 2017

Following the announcement on the Today Show that the High Line was voted one of the state’s top 10 most extreme hiking trails, we’ve received numerous emails, tweets and phone calls from prospective visitors asking how to...

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