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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

  • Construction Update: High Line at the Rail Yards

    View looking east, at 11th Avenue and West 30th Street. Before and after on the High Line at the Rail Yards. Along the straightaway between 10th and 11th Avenues, the self-seeded landscape is being removed to make way for the park’s new design features, but it will remain untouched on the western... read more
  • Photo of the Week: A Look Back at the Rail Yards

    Construction crews work on the steel structure of the High Line on West 30th Street. Photographer Unknown When this photograph was taken in 1933, construction of the High Line, then called the New York Central Elevated Spur, was nearly complete. The elevated railway would soon be carrying freigh... read more
  • Construction Update: Sandblasting at the Rail Yards

    The transformation of the High Line’s final section into public open space has begun. Within the grey containment tent at West 30th Street, construction workers are cleaning and painting the High Line’s steel structure, one of the first tasks to prepare the site for waterproofing and landscaping... read more
  • Rail Yards Weekends: Photo, Video, and More!

    A final look at the High Line at the Rail Yards before construction begins. Clockwise from upper right, photos by Beverly Israely, Liz Ligon, Liz Ligon  The High Line’s final section is currently closed to visitors, but earlier this month more than 1,600 people explored the final stretch ... read more
  • Rail Yards Weekends Registration Opens Tomorrow

    As you can see in this video by Arbuckle Industries, the third and final section of the High Line at the Rail Yards is currently overgrown with self-seeded wildflowers and grasses that grew up between the tracks when the trains stopped running on the elevated railway in the 1980s. Our goa... read more
  • Rail Yards Weekends: Walk the High Line’s Final Section

    Join us this October for a special opportunity to explore the final section of the High Line, thanks to support from UNIQLO.  Mark your calendars! The High Line’s final section at the rail yards is currently closed to visitors, but we will be opening the gates for you to explore the s... read more
  • Updated Designs for the High Line at the Rail Yards

    The rail yards section will extend the High Line’s distinct 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 between the tracks when the trains stopped running in the 1980s.&nbs... read more
  • City Acquires High Line’s Final Section from CSX

    The news marks an important point in the history of the High Line. This elevated railway viaduct, originally built in 1934 to carry freight trains, is now entirely owned by the City of New York and poised to be fully transformed into a one-of-a-kind public space. Photo by Barry Munger  W... read more
  • An Important Step for the High Line at the Rail Yards

      We are one step closer to securing the third and final section of the High Line at the rail yards to be transformed into public open space. On Wednesday, April 25, the New York City Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve a zoning text amendment that secures the eastern portio... read more
  • Your Input at the Rail Yards Community Input Meeting

      Since the very beginning, community input has played an important role in shaping the development of the High Line. This tradition continues today. More than 400 neighbors, supporters, members, and friends attended the High Line at the Rail Yards Community Input Meeting on Monday, Marc... read more