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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.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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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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March 22, 2016

Secrets of the High Line

amNewYork featured the High Line in their “Secrets of New York” series, the ultimate insider’s guide to the best-kept secrets of New...

Secrets of the High Line

March 22, 2016

amNewYork featured the High Line in their “Secrets of New York” series, the ultimate insider’s guide to the best-kept secrets of New York’s must-see places and buzzed-about people. Learn some of the secrets...

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December 24, 2015

From Tinder to Happily Ever After, and Everything in Between: Modern Romance on the High Line

By Erika Harvey

From missed connections to proposals; from swiping right to his and hers – or his and his or hers and hers – coordinated towels; from an...

From Tinder to Happily Ever After, and Everything in Between: Modern Romance on the High Line

By Erika Harvey | December 24, 2015

From missed connections to proposals; from swiping right to his and hers – or his and his or hers and hers – coordinated towels; from an unforgettable evening to growing old together, romance in the 21st Century takes many forms. If...

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October 14, 2015

Podcast: Discover Sites & Sounds of NYC’s Park in the Sky with Co-Founder Joshua David

By Joshua David

Friends of the High Line Co-Founder Joshua David.Photo by Liz Ligon We invite you to listen to a unique podcast featuring Friends of the High Line...

Podcast: Discover Sites & Sounds of NYC’s Park in the Sky with Co-Founder Joshua David

By Joshua David | October 14, 2015

Friends of the High Line Co-Founder Joshua David.Photo by Liz Ligon We invite you to listen to a unique podcast featuring Friends of the High Line Co-Founder Joshua David as he revisits favorite neighborhood sites and reflects on his...

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October 8, 2014

Celebrating the Opening of the High Line at the Rail Yards

By Jennette Mullaney

The opening of the High Line at the Rail Yards was a thrilling moment – the culmination of more than 15 years of advocacy. Visitors have gained...

Celebrating the Opening of the High Line at the Rail Yards

By Jennette Mullaney | October 8, 2014

The opening of the High Line at the Rail Yards was a thrilling moment – the culmination of more than 15 years of advocacy. Visitors have gained another half-mile of park to enjoy, and are now able to walk the full mile-and-a-half of...

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June 9, 2014

Looking Back at 15 Years of the High Line

By Jennette Mullaney

High Line B&W 15, November 2001Photo by Jonathan Flaum This year the High Line celebrates three important milestones: the 15th anniversary of the...

Looking Back at 15 Years of the High Line

By Jennette Mullaney | June 9, 2014

High Line B&W 15, November 2001Photo by Jonathan Flaum This year the High Line celebrates three important milestones: the 15th anniversary of the founding of Friends of the High Line, the fifth anniversary of the opening of the first...

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February 26, 2014

Discovering New York City's Rich Railroad History at the Williamson Library

By Clay Grable

Michael Vitiello examines a book of old West Side Line (a.k.a. the High Line) advertisements in the Williamson Library. On the wall of Michael...

Discovering New York City's Rich Railroad History at the Williamson Library

By Clay Grable | February 26, 2014

Michael Vitiello examines a book of old West Side Line (a.k.a. the High Line) advertisements in the Williamson Library. On the wall of Michael Vitiello’s office, hidden in the upper levels of Grand Central Terminal, hangs a bronzed...

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