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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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December 10, 2018

Snow Removal on the High Line

In New York City, snow is divisive. There are those who awe at the weatherly marvel, and those who see the fluff as a nuisance and disruption. No matter...

Snow Removal on the High Line

December 10, 2018

In New York City, snow is divisive. There are those who awe at the weatherly marvel, and those who see the fluff as a nuisance and disruption. No matter what side you’re on, snowfall this time of year is inevitable.

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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 24, 2017

#OptOutside Instead This Black Friday

By Nancy Harwood

Over the last three years, nearly 8 million people have chosen to #OptOutside instead of joining the shopping frenzy that is Black Friday. Started by...

#OptOutside Instead This Black Friday

By Nancy Harwood | November 24, 2017

Over the last three years, nearly 8 million people have chosen to #OptOutside instead of joining the shopping frenzy that is Black Friday. Started by REI, one of Friends of the High Line’s longest standing partners, the #OptOutside...

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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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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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