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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

  • Ice Skating Below the High Line

    The Standard Ice Rink is now open below the High Line at West 13th Street. Photo by Chris Mosier  There is a new ice-skating venue below the High Line. The Standard Ice Rink is now open! This is the second year that our friends at The Standard, New York have brought the rink to the High ... read more
  • The Billboard Chronicles: Art, Sex, and Everything in Between

    Throughout the month of August, billboards along the High Line displayed public art, sexy ads, and more. Photo by Friends of the High Line  First David Beckham showed us his underwear. Then the Armani chicks flaunted their sexy bodies in bathing suits. Earlier this month, Larry Flynt got ... read more
  • Vimeo Projection Event at IAC Headquarters

    If you're in the neighborhood on Saturday night, we recommend checking out a projection event at the Frank Gehry-designed IAC headquarters on West 18th Street. Vimeo (who has generously supported our film screenings and projection programs this year) will be presenting a series of real-time 3... read more
  • Celebrate Bastille Day with a 'Millabout' on the High Line

    The fabulous Milliner's Guide on the High Line for Bastille Day in 2009. Photo by last year, there will be quite a few contenders! We can't wait to see what marvelous creations will turn up. read more
  • Temporary Stairs at the 14th Street Access Point

    Planning a visit to the High Line? Keep an eye out for the temporary stairs at the 14th Street access point. Temporary changes to High Line access at 14th Street will take place over the coming weeks due to construction of an adjacent building. Ongoing adjacent construction will affect a... read more
  • Our Favorite Lunch Spot

    Midday high-lining. It's a toss-up between the lower level of the Chelsea Market Passage (pictured) and the 10th Avenue Square. But on days like today, we love to eat lunch and take a break on the High Line. Did you know that Friends of the High Line Members get discountsat select food sho... read more
  • High Line-inspired Art: Sur la ligne/On the line

    Jan Gilbert's "Sur la ligne/On the line" at 571 Projects.  571 Projects in Chelsea is now showing a High Line-inspired work by artist Jan Gilbert. The New Orleans native makes her debut in New York with a piece entitled Sur la ligne/On the line. In the gallery's press release, Gilbert stat... read more
  • West Chelsea Rezoning Wins 2009 ULI Global Award

    West Chelsea Rezoning map from the DCP';s website.  The Department of City Planning's 2005 West Chelsea Rezoning proposal recently won this year's Urban Land Institute's Global Award for Excellence.  The ULI bestows their Global Award on projects across the world that show "the best cross-... read more
  • High Line Gift Memberships at The WIRED Store

      This holiday season, you can purchase a High Line Gift Membership at The WIRED Store, in the Meatpacking District through December 28. The WIRED Store is located at 415 West 13th Street (between 9th Avenue & Washington Street), and is open Wednesdays through Sundays, from 12:00 Noon t... read more
  • 1948 Aerial Photo

    The West Side, from about West 15th Street to West 10th Street. Courtesy Nick Jones.  High Line supporter Nick Jones recently sent this great aerial shot our way. He tells us it was taken in 1948, and that the aircraft  (from left to right a Stinson SR-10, Grumman Widgeon, and Grumman Goos... read more