Park update: The Spur & Coach Passage sections of the High Line at 30th St. & 10th Ave. will be closed to the public on May 19. The rest of the park will remain open.

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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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March 1, 2017

High Line Magazine: Creating a More Equitable High Line

By Danya Sherman

In this issue of the High Line Magazine, we’re focusing on data. But data, at its heart, tells stories—and sometimes the stories of individuals...

High Line Magazine: Creating a More Equitable High Line

By Danya Sherman | March 1, 2017

In this issue of the High Line Magazine, we’re focusing on data. But data, at its heart, tells stories—and sometimes the stories of individuals can be just as rich and meaningful as a set of numbers. When Friends of the High...

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February 8, 2017

High Line Magazine: Arts & Culture for All

By Andrea Louie

In my mind, the day was hot. I was walking down the street with my Chinese parents in the small Ohio town where we lived. It was the early 1970s....

High Line Magazine: Arts & Culture for All

By Andrea Louie | February 8, 2017

In my mind, the day was hot. I was walking down the street with my Chinese parents in the small Ohio town where we lived. It was the early 1970s. Perhaps we were at an intersection, waiting to cross. Perhaps we were on the way to...

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February 1, 2017

High Line Magazine: A Skyscraper On Its Side

By Anton Egorov

If the High Line ran vertically, it would easily be the tallest building in the world. Here’s a new way to look at the High Line: by the numbers....

High Line Magazine: A Skyscraper On Its Side

By Anton Egorov | February 1, 2017

If the High Line ran vertically, it would easily be the tallest building in the world. Here’s a new way to look at the High Line: by the numbers. This infographic originally appeared last fall in the bi-annual High Line Magazine...

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January 18, 2017

High Line Magazine: B1G DA+A and Parks

By Adam Ganser

Data drives decisions. That’s why urban planners, policy makers, designers, and engineers are increasingly using data collection, visualization...

High Line Magazine: B1G DA+A and Parks

By Adam Ganser | January 18, 2017

Data drives decisions. That’s why urban planners, policy makers, designers, and engineers are increasingly using data collection, visualization, and analysis tools to inform decisions for improving the way our cities and public...

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June 15, 2016

Friends of the High Line Convenes Leaders of Urban Reuse Projects

By Robert Hammond

A note from Friends of the High Line Co-Founder and Executive Director Robert Hammond Since Joshua David and I co-founded Friends of the High Line (FHL)...

Friends of the High Line Convenes Leaders of Urban Reuse Projects

By Robert Hammond | June 15, 2016

A note from Friends of the High Line Co-Founder and Executive Director Robert Hammond Since Joshua David and I co-founded Friends of the High Line (FHL) in 1999, and especially since the first section of the High Line opened to the...

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April 1, 2016

Alpacas Help High Line Gardeners Finish Spring Cutback in Record Time

Every spring, Friends of the High Line gardeners and volunteers work to trim back grasses and perennials throughout the entire park as part of our...

Alpacas Help High Line Gardeners Finish Spring Cutback in Record Time

April 1, 2016

Every spring, Friends of the High Line gardeners and volunteers work to trim back grasses and perennials throughout the entire park as part of our annual Spring Cutback efforts. This year, we finished in record time with the help of some...

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January 29, 2016

Blizzard 2016: Top 30 High Line Snow Photos

By Erika Harvey

Just when we East Coasters thought we had somehow miraculously escaped winter unscathed, a record-breaking winter storm arrived and left more than two...

Blizzard 2016: Top 30 High Line Snow Photos

By Erika Harvey | January 29, 2016

Just when we East Coasters thought we had somehow miraculously escaped winter unscathed, a record-breaking winter storm arrived and left more than two feet of snow in its wake. Maybe it was its not-at-all-scary name – recalling a...

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December 22, 2014

Photo Essay: Under the High Line

By Erika Harvey

As a staff member of Friends of the High Line, I feel like I’m often focused solely on what’s going on in the park: plants, food, visitors...

Photo Essay: Under the High Line

By Erika Harvey | December 22, 2014

As a staff member of Friends of the High Line, I feel like I’m often focused solely on what’s going on in the park: plants, food, visitors, public programs, etc. But the most exciting and interesting feature of the structure...

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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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