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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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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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March 22, 2016

Secrets of the High Line

amNewYork featured the High Line in their “Secrets of New York” series, the ultimate insider’s guide to the best-kept secrets of New...

Secrets of the High Line

March 22, 2016

amNewYork featured the High Line in their “Secrets of New York” series, the ultimate insider’s guide to the best-kept secrets of New York’s must-see places and buzzed-about people. Learn some of the secrets...

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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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October 14, 2015

Podcast: Discover Sites & Sounds of NYC’s Park in the Sky with Co-Founder Joshua David

By Joshua David

Friends of the High Line Co-Founder Joshua David.Liz Ligon We invite you to listen to a unique podcast featuring Friends of the High Line Co-Founder...

Podcast: Discover Sites & Sounds of NYC’s Park in the Sky with Co-Founder Joshua David

By Joshua David | October 14, 2015

Friends of the High Line Co-Founder Joshua David.Liz Ligon We invite you to listen to a unique podcast featuring Friends of the High Line Co-Founder Joshua David as he revisits favorite neighborhood sites and reflects on his memories...

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October 8, 2014

Celebrating the Opening of the High Line at the Rail Yards

By Jennette Mullaney

The opening of the High Line at the Rail Yards was a thrilling moment – the culmination of more than 15 years of advocacy. Visitors have gained...

Celebrating the Opening of the High Line at the Rail Yards

By Jennette Mullaney | October 8, 2014

The opening of the High Line at the Rail Yards was a thrilling moment – the culmination of more than 15 years of advocacy. Visitors have gained another half-mile of park to enjoy, and are now able to walk the full mile-and-a-half of...

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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 2001Jonathan Flaum This year the High Line celebrates three important milestones: the 15th anniversary of the founding of...

Looking Back at 15 Years of the High Line

By Jennette Mullaney | June 9, 2014

High Line B&W 15, November 2001Jonathan 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 section...

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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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