Park update: The High Line will be closed south of 14th St. on Wednesday, May 12, and Thursday, May 13, due to neighboring construction work. The southernmost access points will be 14th St. (stairs) or 23rd St. (elevator). Follow us on Twitter at @highlinenyc for updates.

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September 16, 2020

On Becoming an Artist:
High Line Teens Interview Cauleen Smith

By High Line Teens

The artist on where to begin an artwork, everyday inspiration, and counting on young people today.

On Becoming an Artist:
High Line Teens Interview Cauleen Smith

By High Line Teens | September 16, 2020

The artist on where to begin an artwork, everyday inspiration, and counting on young people today.

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January 9, 2020

Connecting Through Images: An Interview with Photographer Jonathan Flaum

By High Line

We interviewed New York City photographer, and former High Line photo-documentarian, Jonathan Flaum.

Connecting Through Images: An Interview with Photographer Jonathan Flaum

By High Line | January 9, 2020

We interviewed New York City photographer, and former High Line photo-documentarian, Jonathan Flaum.

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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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July 25, 2019

Twenty Years Ago Today: A New York Times Article, Two Residents, and a Historic Community Board Meeting

By High Line

On this day 20 years ago, an article on the High Line ran in the New York Times.

Twenty Years Ago Today: A New York Times Article, Two Residents, and a Historic Community Board Meeting

By High Line | July 25, 2019

On this day 20 years ago, an article on the High Line ran in the New York Times.

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June 28, 2019

Behind the Bushes: The Gay History of the High Line

By High Line

If the High Line is a landmark today, much of the credit goes to the LGBTQ+ community.

Behind the Bushes: The Gay History of the High Line

By High Line | June 28, 2019

If the High Line is a landmark today, much of the credit goes to the LGBTQ+ community.

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December 10, 2018

Snow Removal on the High Line

In New York City, snow is divisive. There are those who awe at the weatherly marvel, and those who see the fluff as a nuisance and disruption. No matter...

Snow Removal on the High Line

December 10, 2018

In New York City, snow is divisive. There are those who awe at the weatherly marvel, and those who see the fluff as a nuisance and disruption. No matter what side you’re on, snowfall this time of year is inevitable.

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November 24, 2017

#OptOutside Instead This Black Friday

By Nancy Harwood

Over the last three years, nearly 8 million people have chosen to #OptOutside instead of joining the shopping frenzy that is Black Friday. Started by...

#OptOutside Instead This Black Friday

By Nancy Harwood | November 24, 2017

Over the last three years, nearly 8 million people have chosen to #OptOutside instead of joining the shopping frenzy that is Black Friday. Started by REI, one of Friends of the High Line’s longest standing partners, the #OptOutside...

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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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