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August 11, 2014

Helping to Restore a Community Garden

By Erycka Montoya Pérez

Local gardener Tari Stubblefield surveys the restored community garden.Photo by Liz Ligon This past April, High Line horticultural staff, volunteers...

Helping to Restore a Community Garden

By Erycka Montoya Pérez | August 11, 2014

Local gardener Tari Stubblefield surveys the restored community garden.Photo by Liz Ligon This past April, High Line horticultural staff, volunteers, and teens in our Green Corps program helped local gardener Tari Stubblefield restore a...

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August 5, 2014

#EmptyHighLine: Scenes from an Early Morning Stroll

By Christian Barclay

There are very few (good) reasons to awake at 5:30 AM, but the promise of a picturesque sunrise and room to roam brought out a snap-happy group of...

#EmptyHighLine: Scenes from an Early Morning Stroll

By Christian Barclay | August 5, 2014

There are very few (good) reasons to awake at 5:30 AM, but the promise of a picturesque sunrise and room to roam brought out a snap-happy group of Instagrammers to the park on Wednesday, July 23. We joined with Instagram to welcome a...

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June 9, 2014

Looking Back at 15 Years of the High Line

By Jennette Mullaney

High Line B&W 15, November 2001Photo by Jonathan Flaum This year the High Line celebrates three important milestones: the 15th anniversary of the...

Looking Back at 15 Years of the High Line

By Jennette Mullaney | June 9, 2014

High Line B&W 15, November 2001Photo by Jonathan Flaum This year the High Line celebrates three important milestones: the 15th anniversary of the founding of Friends of the High Line, the fifth anniversary of the opening of the first...

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February 26, 2014

Discovering New York City's Rich Railroad History at the Williamson Library

By Clay Grable

Michael Vitiello examines a book of old West Side Line (a.k.a. the High Line) advertisements in the Williamson Library. On the wall of Michael...

Discovering New York City's Rich Railroad History at the Williamson Library

By Clay Grable | February 26, 2014

Michael Vitiello examines a book of old West Side Line (a.k.a. the High Line) advertisements in the Williamson Library. On the wall of Michael Vitiello’s office, hidden in the upper levels of Grand Central Terminal, hangs a bronzed...

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December 3, 2013

Fifteen Years of High Line Memories

By Erika Harvey

Co-Founder Robert Hammond will be stepping down at the end of 2013 after nearly fifteen years of leadership at Friends of the High Line. He leaves...

Fifteen Years of High Line Memories

By Erika Harvey | December 3, 2013

Co-Founder Robert Hammond will be stepping down at the end of 2013 after nearly fifteen years of leadership at Friends of the High Line. He leaves behind a legacy that extends far beyond the mile-and-a-half of the High Line....

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November 6, 2013

Story Behind the Shot: West Side Improvement Project

By Erika Harvey

In celebration of our new 18-month High Line Calendar, we’re exploring each month’s featured image to bring you more of the...

Story Behind the Shot: West Side Improvement Project

By Erika Harvey | November 6, 2013

In celebration of our new 18-month High Line Calendar, we’re exploring each month’s featured image to bring you more of the behind-the-scenes details. In 1934, the initial stage of the West Side Improvement Project was...

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October 31, 2013

The Buildings that Host the High Line

By Clay Grable

Looking north into the Chelsea Market Passage, the former site of the Nabisco building, at dawn.Photo by Andrew Frasz First-time High Line visitors may...

The Buildings that Host the High Line

By Clay Grable | October 31, 2013

Looking north into the Chelsea Market Passage, the former site of the Nabisco building, at dawn.Photo by Andrew Frasz First-time High Line visitors may wonder: Does this park run into that building? Does this park go through that...

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July 30, 2013

The Wild, Wild West Side: The Dangerous Past of 10th and 11th Avenues

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 Wild, Wild West Side: The Dangerous Past of 10th and 11th Avenues

By Madeline Berg | July 30, 2013

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 20, 2012

Groundbreaking at the High Line at the Rail Yards!

By Kate Lindquist

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...

Groundbreaking at the High Line at the Rail Yards!

By Kate Lindquist | September 20, 2012

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...

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July 25, 2012

City Acquires High Line’s Final Section from CSX

By Kate Lindquist

The news marks an important point in the history of the High Line. This elevated railway viaduct, originally built in 1934 to carry freight trains, is...

City Acquires High Line’s Final Section from CSX

By Kate Lindquist | July 25, 2012

The news marks an important point in the history of the High Line. This elevated railway viaduct, originally built in 1934 to carry freight trains, is now entirely owned by the City of New York and poised to be fully transformed into a...

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