The High Line Blog

  • This Saturday: PS 11 Fall Festival and Crafts in Chelsea

    Photo credit goes here. While the chilly breeze blows on the High Line this weekend, you can come down to two fabulous fall celebrations on one block: P.S. 11's Fall Festival, and Crafts in Chelsea, presented by the independent artists of The {NewNew}. The two events are presented in collaborati... read more
  • New Whitney Museum Makes Advances

    Rendering of Whitney Museum. The New York Times reported yesterday that the Whitney Museum has signed its contract with New York City's Economic Development Corporation to take over a city-owned site next to the southern end of the High Line.  The Whitney is planning a new museum designed by Ren... read more
  • Kitchen Block Party this Saturday!

      This Saturday brings the Kitchen Block Party, free neighborhood street festival the High Line, put on by the Kitchen, one of our favorite arts partners. It happens from 12 Noon to 5 PM on West 19th St. between 10th and 11th Aves. We'll be there, with a booth featuring interactive art pr... read more
  • PARK(ing) Day NYC this Friday

    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... read more
  • Art in the Windows of Phillips

    Photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company  Visitors to the High Line in August -- especially those who have visited at night -- may have noticed new artwork installed in the windows of Phillips de Pury.  Artist Nils Folke Anderson has created After Before and After, a large sculptural insta... read more
  • No Longer Empty

      Last night brought the opening of an art exhibition inspired, in part, by the High Line. "Reflecting Transformations" features artworks that address the idea of transformation and celebrate "the regeneration of the area and the transformative nature that art can have on a community.  Th... read more
  • Hannock and Halfsteak at Craftsteak

    Today's Guest post is by FHL Co-Founder Robert Hammond on one of his favorite places to eat in the neighborhood: "A few weeks ago I walked into Tom Colicchio's restaurantCraftsteak to show some friends Stephen Hannock's amazing painting Chelsea Winter with Elevated Park; New York High Line.  S... read more
  • NYT Most-emailed: The High Line's "small town in the air"

      Today, a new accolade! For the first time, an article about the High Line made it to the "most-emailed" list on the New York Times web site. The article, called "The High Line: A Railway Out of Manhattan", captures the special atmosphere up on the line – "almost a small town in the air.... read more
  • The High Line Effect

    Image courtesy of Claudia Berger.  A recent article in the Gotham Gazette documents the perks of a good park, far beyond its immediate function as a facility for recreation and rest. According to "The Central Park Effect", Central Park attracts more than 25 million visitors a year, about o... read more
  • Busy Sunday on the High Line!

    Despite the clouds, the High Line has welcomed thousands of visitors so far today, during the first weekend that Section 1 has been open. We're thrilled to see so many people enjoying the park!  For these first few weeks, while we're anticipating a high volume of visitors, the main entry point ... read more