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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February 14, 2019

High Line Love Stories

The High Line has long been known as one of the most romantic spots in the city: Time Out New York dubbed it a top pickup spot, it’s been...

High Line Love Stories

February 14, 2019

The High Line has long been known as one of the most romantic spots in the city: Time Out New York dubbed it a top pickup spot, it’s been designated NYC’s #1 date destination, and NewYork.com called it a top site that’s...

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October 10, 2018

The Big Intimacy of The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock

By Meg Whiteford

1 ambitious collaboration to bring 1,000 singers on top of the High Line

The Big Intimacy of The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock

By Meg Whiteford | October 10, 2018

1 ambitious collaboration to bring 1,000 singers on top of the High Line

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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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August 10, 2017

Green Council: Learning to be the Next Generation of Urban Gardeners

By Cristian, Green Council Leader

During this year’s summer intensive, Green Council members worked at four different sites. Members worked on the High Line with their fellow...

Green Council: Learning to be the Next Generation of Urban Gardeners

By Cristian, Green Council Leader | August 10, 2017

During this year’s summer intensive, Green Council members worked at four different sites. Members worked on the High Line with their fellow gardeners, at P.S. 33 establishing a garden for children to learn and cultivate in, with...

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June 29, 2017

Teen Night: Look Back At It!

By Quinton D. Knight

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” -Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher Time travel with us on July...

Teen Night: Look Back At It!

By Quinton D. Knight | June 29, 2017

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” -Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher Time travel with us on July 12 from 6 – 9 pm as we “look back” at the history of New York from...

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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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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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