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 center line of majo...
Spring is near! Friends of the High Line's largest horticultural undertaking Spring Cutback kicked off today and we've officially spotted the season's first crocus. It'll only get warmer and greener from here!
For our Photo of the Week, I've chosen a series of three shots Hi...
Photo by @hellomwHere's a modern day bedtime story inspired by our favorite park.
In the great big city
There was an elevated park
And a mile-and-a-half long path
And a planting bed with
Magnolia trees framed against the moon
And there were three fashionistas sitting o...
You may be surprised to learn that there are not one, but five, different species of woodpeckers that grace New York City's five boroughs. Some of them are year-round residents (die-hard New Yorkers!) and others make their way to the city during annual migrations. We were thrilled to spot one ...
High Line Art presents a wide array of artwork including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs, and a series of billboard interventions. Learn more about artworks currently on view at art.thehighline.org.
With his irreverent tableaux in which sculpture, ...
Winter – either you love it or you hate it.
While we can't say we enjoy shoveling more than our fair share of snow (a whole one and a half miles of it!), walking the park in wintertime never gets old, not even for us Friends of the High Line staff members.
These recent photos by Hi...
High Line staff work tirelessly to remove snow from the park entrance at West 14th Street.
As New Yorkers prepare to hunker down and cozy up for a Netflix marathon during the upcoming winter storm, Friends of the High Line team members will be hard at work removing snow from the park to cr...
We invite you to join Friends of the High Line on a photographic journey through history, beginning with the West Side Cowboys and ending with present day programs.
When Friends of the High Line was founded 16 years ago, we never imagined we would someday welcome so many visitors —includ...
Happy Holidays from Friends of the High Line!
From caring for 116,000 plantings to building an imaginary cityscape out of two million LEGO® bricks, 2015 has been an amazing year for the High Line and our community. We are especially grateful to all the generous supporters who help us kee...
This Monday, December 21, marks the first official day of the winter season. We love winter and are looking forward to when the temperatures finally catch up with the calendar. Here are 6 reasons to love winter on the High Line. Anything you would add?
1) Everything is Prettier with Snow