The High Line Blog

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    Photo(s) of the Week: Drawing Inspiration from the High Line

    While scrolling through the photos tagged with @highlinenyc on Instagram last week, we came across a beautiful drawing of the Diller – von Furstenberg Sundeck created by artist and New York City native Nick Golebiewski. Wanting to know more about the drawing, we did some further research and disc... read more
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    Photo(s) of the Week: #ProudOutLoud

    In celebration of Pride Week, Friends of the High Line asked visitors and members of the community to share why they're proud. While on the High Line this week and at the Folsom Street East street festival last Sunday, participants who shared their #proudoutloud messages had their portrai... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Summer Siesta on the High Line

    Photo by Anita NgWith the summer solstice quickly approaching, temperatures are rising and people are unwinding. In New York, this can only mean one thing — a day at the park! During the summer, New York City parks become playgrounds for people of all ages, whether on the weekends or during espec... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Blocks by Rashid Johnson

    Photo by Scott LynchA caged composition of black steel grids and bright yellow busts, Blocks by Rashid Johnson has not only provided an organic foil to the natural landscape of the High Line, but also has become a favorite sight for High Line visitors. One quick tap on the High Line location tag ... read more
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    Photo of the Week: The collectivity project

    Photo by Liz LigonFor any LEGO lovers who find themselves on the High Line by West 30th Street, we have just the treat for you. The collectivity project, High Line Art's newly opened art installation created by Olafur Eliasson, is made of two tons of white LEGO bricks.The public art project featu... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Manhattanhenge

    Photo by Rowa Lee Twice a year, a curious cosmic phenomenon brings photographers to the streets of New York City in droves. Manhattanhenge, as it is fondly called, is an event in which the setting sun aligns with Manhattan's east-west street grid, causing the setting sun to be viewable down the c... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Spring Sunset

    Photo by Steven Severinghaus"Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn." – Ralph Waldo EmersonIt's difficult not to feel inspired and awed at sunset. And as we creep closer to the summer solstice, the last light of the day lingers ever so longer. We love this recent photo by High Line Photogr... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Aerial View at 29th Street

    Photo by Timothy SchenckSometimes to get a better view of an elevated-railway-turned-park, you have to go even higher.We love this recent aerial shot of the High Line at West 29th Street taken in early May by photographer Timothy Schenck. This time of year when the plants have not yet completely ... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Museum With A View

    Photo by Juan ValentinA week ago, on Friday, May 1, the Whitney Museum officially opened the doors of its new outpost at the foot of the High Line to the public. This stunning photo from the Whitney shows the museum's rooftop exhibition space and the colorful installation, Mary Heilmann: Sunset. ... read more
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    Photo of the Week: Trees in Bloom

    Photo by Eddie CrimminsThroughout the streets and gardens of New York City, trees are in full bloom. This week, particularly in the park's "forested" areas – along the southernmost section of the park (pictured here), the Chelsea Thicket, and Philip A. and Lisa Maria Falcone Flyover – spring is m... read more