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June 20, 2017

Introducing the High Line Network

Twenty years ago, transforming an industrial relic into a public park seemed like a far-fetched idea. But by collaborating with an array of community...

Introducing the High Line Network

June 20, 2017

Twenty years ago, transforming an industrial relic into a public park seemed like a far-fetched idea. But by collaborating with an array of community leaders, organizations, elected officials, and supporters, we were able to create an...

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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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March 28, 2017

Participatory Budgeting: Grassroots Democracy at Work

By Myrna Cabán Lezcano

How would you spend $1 million? That’s the question New York City’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) process asks residents in more than 30...

Participatory Budgeting: Grassroots Democracy at Work

By Myrna Cabán Lezcano | March 28, 2017

How would you spend $1 million? That’s the question New York City’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) process asks residents in more than 30 districts all around the city. PB is a democratic process in which community members...

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August 31, 2016

Green Council’s Green Thumb: Green All Around

By Gustavo Moran

Throughout the summer, Green Council has made many accomplishments at various community gardens. We worked at Cultivate HKNY’s rooftop garden in...

Green Council’s Green Thumb: Green All Around

By Gustavo Moran | August 31, 2016

Throughout the summer, Green Council has made many accomplishments at various community gardens. We worked at Cultivate HKNY’s rooftop garden in Hell’s Kitchen, Wanaqua Garden in the Bronx, and P.S 33 Chelsea Prep. What made...

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August 9, 2016

Artivist Teen Night: Party with a Purpose

By Naomi Estevez

Unleash your inner artist-activist! Join the Teen Arts & Culture Council (TACC) at our Artivist Teen Night this August 11 from 5-9 PM on the High...

Artivist Teen Night: Party with a Purpose

By Naomi Estevez | August 9, 2016

Unleash your inner artist-activist! Join the Teen Arts & Culture Council (TACC) at our Artivist Teen Night this August 11 from 5-9 PM on the High Line at 10th Ave & 14th Street. Teens dancing to DJ Robi D Light at our Wanderland...

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July 7, 2016

A Teen Night Wanderland

By Naomi Estevez

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road can take you there.” ―Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Take a...

A Teen Night Wanderland

By Naomi Estevez | July 7, 2016

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road can take you there.” ―Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Take a journey with the Teen Arts and Culture Council (TACC) at our Wanderland Teen Night...

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July 6, 2016

The Importance of Youth Employment at Friends of the High Line

“While compensating interns is necessary, it is not sufficient,” writes Ford Foundation President and Friends of the High Line Board Member...

The Importance of Youth Employment at Friends of the High Line

July 6, 2016

“While compensating interns is necessary, it is not sufficient,” writes Ford Foundation President and Friends of the High Line Board Member Darren Walker in an op-ed that appeared in the July 5, 2016 edition of The New York...

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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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