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October 28, 2021

The History of "Death Avenue"

By Madeline Berg

Discover the story of the West Side Cowboys and Death Avenue.

The History of "Death Avenue"

By Madeline Berg | October 28, 2021

Discover the story of the West Side Cowboys and Death Avenue.

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October 21, 2021

Back to the Future of the High Line

By Erika Harvey

In 2003, we asked the public to envision the future of the High Line in an open “ideas competition.”

Back to the Future of the High Line

By Erika Harvey | October 21, 2021

In 2003, we asked the public to envision the future of the High Line in an open “ideas competition.”

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July 22, 2021

22 Years Ago: A New York Times Article, Two Residents, and a Historic Community Board Meeting

By High Line

On July 25, 1999, an article on the High Line ran in the New York Times. In it, a new idea was proposed for the elevated rail, which was slated for...

22 Years Ago: A New York Times Article, Two Residents, and a Historic Community Board Meeting

By High Line | July 22, 2021

On July 25, 1999, an article on the High Line ran in the New York Times. In it, a new idea was proposed for the elevated rail, which was slated for demolition at the time.

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June 24, 2021

Behind the Bushes: The Gay History of the High Line

By High Line

If the High Line is a landmark today, much of the credit goes to the LGBTQ+ community.

Behind the Bushes: The Gay History of the High Line

By High Line | June 24, 2021

If the High Line is a landmark today, much of the credit goes to the LGBTQ+ community.

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January 9, 2020

Connecting Through Images: An Interview with Photographer Jonathan Flaum

By High Line

We interviewed New York City photographer, and former High Line photo-documentarian, Jonathan Flaum.

Connecting Through Images: An Interview with Photographer Jonathan Flaum

By High Line | January 9, 2020

We interviewed New York City photographer, and former High Line photo-documentarian, Jonathan Flaum.

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November 12, 2019

A Brief History of Chelsea with a Long-Time Resident

By High Line

We interviewed 96 year-old Chelsea resident Rosanna Cox Zuckerman for her birthday, and learned much about the High Line’s neighborhood in the...

A Brief History of Chelsea with a Long-Time Resident

By High Line | November 12, 2019

We interviewed 96 year-old Chelsea resident Rosanna Cox Zuckerman for her birthday, and learned much about the High Line’s neighborhood in the process.

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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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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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