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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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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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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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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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