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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.Photo by Kalmbach Publishing Company As anyone who has had to pull...

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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.Photo by Kalmbach Publishing...

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.Photo by Kalmbach Publishing Company It’s hard to imagine that beneath the calm refuge that is now the High...

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April 1, 2017

High Line Named #7 Most Extreme Hiking Trail in New York State

Following the announcement on the Today Show that the High Line was voted one of the state’s top 10 most extreme hiking trails, we’ve...

High Line Named #7 Most Extreme Hiking Trail in New York State

April 1, 2017

Following the announcement on the Today Show that the High Line was voted one of the state’s top 10 most extreme hiking trails, we’ve received numerous emails, tweets and phone calls from prospective visitors asking how to...

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November 23, 2016

Turkeys on the High Line

By Erika Harvey

This photo from the 1950s shows a locomotive chugging along the High Line at West 30th Street.Photo by Jim Shaughnessy With Thanksgiving just around the...

Turkeys on the High Line

By Erika Harvey | November 23, 2016

This photo from the 1950s shows a locomotive chugging along the High Line at West 30th Street.Photo by Jim Shaughnessy With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we’re reminded of a fun fact from the High Line’s industrial...

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April 1, 2016

Alpacas Help High Line Gardeners Finish Spring Cutback in Record Time

Every spring, Friends of the High Line gardeners and volunteers work to trim back grasses and perennials throughout the entire park as part of our...

Alpacas Help High Line Gardeners Finish Spring Cutback in Record Time

April 1, 2016

Every spring, Friends of the High Line gardeners and volunteers work to trim back grasses and perennials throughout the entire park as part of our annual Spring Cutback efforts. This year, we finished in record time with the help of some...

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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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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.Photo by Liz Ligon We invite you to listen to a unique podcast featuring Friends of the High Line...

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.Photo by 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...

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

Looking Back at 15 Years of the High Line

By Jennette Mullaney | June 9, 2014

High Line B&W 15, November 2001Photo by Jonathan 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...

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