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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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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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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 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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December 24, 2015

From Tinder to Happily Ever After, and Everything in Between: Modern Romance on the High Line

By Erika Harvey

From missed connections to proposals; from swiping right to his and hers – or his and his or hers and hers – coordinated towels; from an...

From Tinder to Happily Ever After, and Everything in Between: Modern Romance on the High Line

By Erika Harvey | December 24, 2015

From missed connections to proposals; from swiping right to his and hers – or his and his or hers and hers – coordinated towels; from an unforgettable evening to growing old together, romance in the 21st Century takes many forms. If...

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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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August 11, 2014

Helping to Restore a Community Garden

By Erycka Montoya Pérez

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

Helping to Restore a Community Garden

By Erycka Montoya Pérez | August 11, 2014

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

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February 12, 2014

A High Line Love Story

By Jennette Mullaney

Lia and Michael De Feo radiate joy on their wedding day.Gulnara Samoilova The High Line plays host to all kinds of romantic moments – engagements...

A High Line Love Story

By Jennette Mullaney | February 12, 2014

Lia and Michael De Feo radiate joy on their wedding day.Gulnara Samoilova The High Line plays host to all kinds of romantic moments – engagements, first dates, weddings, even more engagements – and it’s easy to become...

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