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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.Kalmbach Publishing Company As anyone who has had to pull off a...

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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.Kalmbach Publishing Company...

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.Kalmbach Publishing Company It’s hard to imagine that beneath the calm refuge that is now the High Line once...

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February 16, 2017

A Note from Robert Hammond

By Robert Hammond

Recently, I did an interview with CityLab about a new initiative we started called the High Line Network. I encourage you to read the entire piece as...

A Note from Robert Hammond

By Robert Hammond | February 16, 2017

Recently, I did an interview with CityLab about a new initiative we started called the High Line Network. I encourage you to read the entire piece as it outlines, rather nicely, a lot of the hard work we’re doing here at the High...

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January 16, 2017

A Public Space for All

As we honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and continue our efforts to make the High Line a welcoming place for all, we wanted to share...

A Public Space for All

January 16, 2017

As we honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and continue our efforts to make the High Line a welcoming place for all, we wanted to share with you, our supporters, a message that will greet our visitors. Starting today, we...

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November 23, 2016

Turkeys on the High Line

By Erika Harvey

This photo from the 1950s shows a locomotive chugging along the High Line at West 30th Street.Jim Shaughnessy With Thanksgiving just around the corner...

Turkeys on the High Line

By Erika Harvey | November 23, 2016

This photo from the 1950s shows a locomotive chugging along the High Line at West 30th Street.Jim Shaughnessy With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we’re reminded of a fun fact from the High Line’s industrial past. As...

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August 3, 2016

A Note From Friends of the High Line

By Julie Twitmyer

You may have seen a recent article in The New York Times about crowds in New York City parks, including the High Line. The article specifically mentions...

A Note From Friends of the High Line

By Julie Twitmyer | August 3, 2016

You may have seen a recent article in The New York Times about crowds in New York City parks, including the High Line. The article specifically mentions an after-hours event on the High Line, “Up Late,” that took place on...

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April 19, 2016

Learning on the Line: How Field Trips Enrich Classroom Teaching

By Katie Henry

Since 2009, Friends of the High Line has welcomed more than 21,000 students on field trips. Students come from all over the New York City area; some...

Learning on the Line: How Field Trips Enrich Classroom Teaching

By Katie Henry | April 19, 2016

Since 2009, Friends of the High Line has welcomed more than 21,000 students on field trips. Students come from all over the New York City area; some visit the park weekly, and others don’t even know there is a park above their...

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March 22, 2016

Secrets of the High Line

amNewYork featured the High Line in their “Secrets of New York” series, the ultimate insider’s guide to the best-kept secrets of New...

Secrets of the High Line

March 22, 2016

amNewYork featured the High Line in their “Secrets of New York” series, the ultimate insider’s guide to the best-kept secrets of New York’s must-see places and buzzed-about people. Learn some of the secrets...

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March 16, 2016

Learning on the Line: Using Oral Histories in the Classroom

Each month, Friends of the High Line invites local teachers and thinkers to write about how they incorporate the High Line into their curriculum. This...

Learning on the Line: Using Oral Histories in the Classroom

March 16, 2016

Each month, Friends of the High Line invites local teachers and thinkers to write about how they incorporate the High Line into their curriculum. This month, Lara Balarezo and Meg Lyons – second grade teachers at PS 33 Chelsea Prep in...

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November 23, 2015

Creating a Welcoming Public Space for All of Our Neighbors

While reading the compelling New York Times article, “In Chelsea, a Great Wealth Divide,” we were happy to discover a quote from Juwan...

Creating a Welcoming Public Space for All of Our Neighbors

November 23, 2015

While reading the compelling New York Times article, “In Chelsea, a Great Wealth Divide,” we were happy to discover a quote from Juwan Stone, a past member of Friends of the High Line’s Youth Corps, who named the High...

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