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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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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.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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February 16, 2017

A Note from Robert Hammond

By Robert Hammond

Recently, I did an interview with CityLab about a new initiative we started called the High Line Network. I encourage you to read the entire piece as...

A Note from Robert Hammond

By Robert Hammond | February 16, 2017

Recently, I did an interview with CityLab about a new initiative we started called the High Line Network. I encourage you to read the entire piece as it outlines, rather nicely, a lot of the hard work we’re doing here at the High...

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January 16, 2017

A Public Space for All

As we honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and continue our efforts to make the High Line a welcoming place for all, we wanted to share...

A Public Space for All

January 16, 2017

As we honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and continue our efforts to make the High Line a welcoming place for all, we wanted to share with you, our supporters, a message that will greet our visitors. Starting today, we...

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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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August 3, 2016

A Note From Friends of the High Line

By Julie Twitmyer

You may have seen a recent article in The New York Times about crowds in New York City parks, including the High Line. The article specifically mentions...

A Note From Friends of the High Line

By Julie Twitmyer | August 3, 2016

You may have seen a recent article in The New York Times about crowds in New York City parks, including the High Line. The article specifically mentions an after-hours event on the High Line, “Up Late,” that took place on...

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March 30, 2016

Q&A with Spring Cutback Volunteer Bridget Gramling

By Eboni Munn

Before the onset of spring, our High Line gardeners and volunteers begin to work vigorously on trimming back textured grasses and perennials to make way...

Q&A with Spring Cutback Volunteer Bridget Gramling

By Eboni Munn | March 30, 2016

Before the onset of spring, our High Line gardeners and volunteers begin to work vigorously on trimming back textured grasses and perennials to make way for new growth along our 1.5-mile-long park. February 29 marked the first day of...

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