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Park update: The High Line is currently open from Gansevoort St. to 30th St.. The section between 30th St. & 11th Ave. and 34th St. & 12th Ave. is currently closed due to icy conditions. Please check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates.

The High Line Blog

  • Next Big Idea: Jeff Koons' 'Train' at the High Line

    A design rendering of Jeff Koons' Train at the High Line. Image by James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Jeff Koons.  As we continue to refine the initial design concepts for the rail yards section of the High Line, the design team is studying a range of options for ... read more
  • First Designs for the High Line at the Rail Yards

    The rail yards section will extend the High Line’s distinctive design vocabulary established south of West 30th Street, evoking the High Line’s history as an active freight rail line, and the unique self-seeded landscape that grew up between the tracks when the trains stopped running in the 1980... read more
  • Photography: When Night Falls on the High Line

    With more than 1,500 contributors, the High Line Flickr Pool gathers some of the best photographs of the park. The images are displayed in a rotating gallery on our Web site, giving High Line fans from afar, or those stuck in the office, a great way to keep track of park life. On the blog, ... read more
  • Your Input on the Design of the High Line at the Rail Yards

    High Line at the Rail Yards Community Meeting in December, 2011. Photo by Yoon Kim  We asked. You told us. Now the fun begins. In December, more than 200 neighborhood residents joined us at Public School 11 in Chelsea to tell us what they want to see in the design of the third and f... read more
  • Food Architecture: Gingerbread High Line

    An edible High Line made of gingerbread, frosting, and festive winter plants is now on view at Cookshop.  Edible High Lines are the new trend this holiday season. You can find the latest creation at Cookshop, a favorite neighborhood restaurant located on the corner of 10th Avenue and We... read more
  • High Line at the Rail Yards Community Input Meeting

    It’s a familiar experience for those who have recently visited the High Line. Standing at the northernmost point of the park, you look through the metal construction fence and see the still undeveloped stretch of the historic freight rail structure. You ask yourself, “What is happening out th... read more
  • Urbanized Now Playing at the IFC Center

    Designers, architects, engineers, and planning nerds like us will appreciate A.O. Scott’s review of Gary Hustwit’s new film, Urbanized in today’s New York Times. “Like a really good class taught by a team of enthusiastic professors, Urbanized supplies grist for many late-night arguments or... read more
  • Construction Update: Planting Underway in Section 2

    Crews recently installed more than 8,000 plants in the beds under the Philip A. and Lisa Maria Falcone Flyover, a dense woodland area in Section 2. Here, a crew member plants Densiflora lilyturf (Liriope muscari 'Densiflora'), an evergreen groundcover. Photo by Tim Schneck  Now that the w... read more
  • Construction Update: 30th Street Cut-Out

      At the northern terminus of Section 2, construction crews recently hoisted a 15-by-35-foot steel frame into place. The frame is a key component of the Viewing Platform above the 30th Street Cut-Out, an area where the High Line’s concrete decking has been removed, revealing the steel gridw... read more
  • Q&A with Piet Oudolf, the Planting Designer for the High Line

    Winter on the High Line is a wonderful time of year to experience Piet Oudolf's vision for the park's planting beds. Photo Courtesty of Piet Oudolf  Today’s Home & Garden section in the New York Times has an insightful Q&A with Piet Oudolf, the world-renowned garden designer from the Nethe... read more