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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September 22, 2017

Map Your High Line Memories

Maps are mini-stories. They tell a journey. They record history. They define a space. And what’s remarkable is how people can experience that same...

Map Your High Line Memories

September 22, 2017

Maps are mini-stories. They tell a journey. They record history. They define a space. And what’s remarkable is how people can experience that same space in completely different ways. We invite you to create your own High Line map....

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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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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.Jim Shaughnessy With Thanksgiving just around the corner...

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.Jim Shaughnessy With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we’re reminded of a fun fact from the High Line’s industrial past. As...

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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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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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