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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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March 1, 2017

High Line Magazine: Creating a More Equitable High Line

By Danya Sherman

In this issue of the High Line Magazine, we’re focusing on data. But data, at its heart, tells stories—and sometimes the stories of individuals...

High Line Magazine: Creating a More Equitable High Line

By Danya Sherman | March 1, 2017

In this issue of the High Line Magazine, we’re focusing on data. But data, at its heart, tells stories—and sometimes the stories of individuals can be just as rich and meaningful as a set of numbers. When Friends of the High...

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February 8, 2017

High Line Magazine: Arts & Culture for All

By Andrea Louie

In my mind, the day was hot. I was walking down the street with my Chinese parents in the small Ohio town where we lived. It was the early 1970s....

High Line Magazine: Arts & Culture for All

By Andrea Louie | February 8, 2017

In my mind, the day was hot. I was walking down the street with my Chinese parents in the small Ohio town where we lived. It was the early 1970s. Perhaps we were at an intersection, waiting to cross. Perhaps we were on the way to...

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February 1, 2017

High Line Magazine: A Skyscraper On Its Side

By Anton Egorov

If the High Line ran vertically, it would easily be the tallest building in the world. Here’s a new way to look at the High Line: by the numbers....

High Line Magazine: A Skyscraper On Its Side

By Anton Egorov | February 1, 2017

If the High Line ran vertically, it would easily be the tallest building in the world. Here’s a new way to look at the High Line: by the numbers. This infographic originally appeared last fall in the bi-annual High Line Magazine...

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January 18, 2017

High Line Magazine: B1G DA+A and Parks

By Adam Ganser

Data drives decisions. That’s why urban planners, policy makers, designers, and engineers are increasingly using data collection, visualization...

High Line Magazine: B1G DA+A and Parks

By Adam Ganser | January 18, 2017

Data drives decisions. That’s why urban planners, policy makers, designers, and engineers are increasingly using data collection, visualization, and analysis tools to inform decisions for improving the way our cities and public...

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August 31, 2016

Green Council’s Green Thumb: Green All Around

By Gustavo Moran

Throughout the summer, Green Council has made many accomplishments at various community gardens. We worked at Cultivate HKNY’s rooftop garden in...

Green Council’s Green Thumb: Green All Around

By Gustavo Moran | August 31, 2016

Throughout the summer, Green Council has made many accomplishments at various community gardens. We worked at Cultivate HKNY’s rooftop garden in Hell’s Kitchen, Wanaqua Garden in the Bronx, and P.S 33 Chelsea Prep. What made...

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August 9, 2016

Artivist Teen Night: Party with a Purpose

By Naomi Estevez

Unleash your inner artist-activist! Join the Teen Arts & Culture Council (TACC) at our Artivist Teen Night this August 11 from 5-9 PM on the High...

Artivist Teen Night: Party with a Purpose

By Naomi Estevez | August 9, 2016

Unleash your inner artist-activist! Join the Teen Arts & Culture Council (TACC) at our Artivist Teen Night this August 11 from 5-9 PM on the High Line at 10th Ave & 14th Street. Teens dancing to DJ Robi D Light at our Wanderland...

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July 7, 2016

A Teen Night Wanderland

By Naomi Estevez

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road can take you there.” ―Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Take a...

A Teen Night Wanderland

By Naomi Estevez | July 7, 2016

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road can take you there.” ―Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Take a journey with the Teen Arts and Culture Council (TACC) at our Wanderland Teen Night...

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July 6, 2016

The Importance of Youth Employment at Friends of the High Line

“While compensating interns is necessary, it is not sufficient,” writes Ford Foundation President and Friends of the High Line Board Member...

The Importance of Youth Employment at Friends of the High Line

July 6, 2016

“While compensating interns is necessary, it is not sufficient,” writes Ford Foundation President and Friends of the High Line Board Member Darren Walker in an op-ed that appeared in the July 5, 2016 edition of The New York...

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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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