What would Jane Jacobs think about the High Line? How can you re-create the success of the High Line in other places around the world? How does the High Line benefit New York City?
These questions and more were discussed by Robert Hammond, executive director and co-founder of Friends of t...
Click this image to view full slideshow of a Year in Pictures. First photo by Iwan Baan.
A Year in Pictures
It's been a year! One year ago today, the first section of the High Line opened to the public. The High Line's first year as a public park has been extraordinary, with more than two...
View from the High Lineat the West Side Rail Yards.
We are one step closer toward saving the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards.
Earlier today at a public meeting, the City Planning Commission heard statements of support for the ULURP application that would allow the City to acquire the Hig...
From the beginning, it has always been our vision to preserve the entire High Line, from Gansevoort Street all the way to 34th Street, through the West Side Rail Yards.
On Wednesday, May 12, the City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider the City's ULURP application to all...
Photo courtesy Alex S. MacLean/Landslides Aerial Photography.
We're pleased to bring you news of another major milestone towards the full preservation of the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards. The Department of City Planning announced today that it has certified the City's applicatio...
Alex S. MacLean/Landslides Aerial Photography
We need your help at City Hall on Monday, November 23, as the City Council's Zoning Subcommittee holds a final public hearing on the rezoning of the Western Rail Yards.
City Council Hearing on Western Rail Yards
Monday, November 23, 9:30 AM
Parking Day 2008 Video from Streetfilms
Park(ing) Day, one of our favorite yearly public space happenings, takes to the New York City streets this Friday!
This international event transforms metered parking spaces into playgrounds, parks, creative installations, and unusual meeting-grounds f...
Like the High Line? Want to help with our sister project? Now's your chance!
The Harsimus Stem Embankment, an elevated stone structure that runs for a half mile along 6th street in downtown Jersey City needs your help. The Embankment Preservation Coalition is the non-profit group working ...
**Tomorrow's City Council hearing has been moved to 250 Broadway, right across the street from City Hall.**
Please come show your support tomorrow morning for the full preservation of the High Line at the West Side Rail Yards, and get a free "Save the High Line at the Rail Yards" T-shirt....
Land use at the Eastern Rail Yards, from the existing 2005 zoning plan.
This morning, the City Planning Commission heard public testimony on proposed amendments to the zoning of the Eastern Rail Yards.
While the draft amendments don't specifically concern preservation of the High Line, th...