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Park Update: Crews have cleared the High Line's paths, and the park is open to the public between Gansevoort and 30th Streets. We are working to open the remainder of the park as soon as possible. Please check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates.

The High Line Blog

  • 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
  • Photos from Friends: Beverly Israely

    Beverly Israely’s photos celebrate the delicate textures and small details of the High Line. Photo by Beverly Israely  The High Line is a great place to take photographs. Whether you’re a horticulture enthusiast focusing on blooms, an architecture fan capturing the cityscape, or an art-l... read more
  • Spring Cutback: The Finishing Touches

    Last week, our administrative staff joined our gardeners in the park to help trim back plants near West 29th Street.   We are in our final week of High Line Spring Cutback. Spring Cutback is an intense six-week-long undertaking that involves trimming back the High Line’s wild grasses,... read more
  • Spring Cutback: We've Reached the Halfway Point

    Work continues as our staff and volunteers move north, trimming back plant material to make way for spring growth. Photo by Annik La Farge.  We have just completed our fourth week of High Line Spring Cutback. Spring Cutback is an intense six-week-long undertaking that involves trimming ... read more
  • Spring Cutback Volunteer Profile: Pat Jonas

    Pat Jonas is one of the High Line’s most dedicated volunteers. Seen here helping with mulching near West 26th Street earlier this year, Pat has worked closely with our horticulture staff and is returning to help out with her second season of Spring Cutback.  Spring Cutback is a monumental... read more
  • Spring Cutback Update: Week 2

    An aerial photo of our staff and volunteers hard at work between West 18th Street and West 20th Street. Photo by Rick Darke  We have just completed our second week of High Line Spring Cutback. Spring Cutback is an intense six week-long process in which we cut back the High Line’s wild g... read more
  • Spring Cutback Update: Week 1

    Volunteers and High Line Gardeners gather tools and supplies at the end of a chilly Spring Cutback shift on Tuesday, March 6. Photo by Liz Ligon.  We have just completed week one of High Line Spring Cutback! Spring Cutback is an intense six week-long process in which we cut back the Hig... read more
  • Spring Cutback Volunteer Orientation Re-Cap

    High Line Gardener John Gunderson advises Spring Cutback volunteers on the proper technique for cutting back the grasses during a volunteer orientation session on February 15.  In just a few days, we will begin what has become one of our favorite traditions since the High Line opened as ... read more
  • Spring Cutback in Review

    Daffodil blooms emerging on the High Line.  The first spring has arrived on the High Line. If you have visited the park recently, you may have noticed that the landscape looks completely different than it did two months ago. The sun and mild temperatures have charmed the spring blooms ou... read more
  • Open Letter to the MTA from Hudson Yards Community Advisory Committee

    HYCAC, an official community coalition made up of members of Community Board 4, local electeds and community organizations, has written a letter to MTA CEO Lee Sander with its reaction to the five proposals. The letter also brings up community concerns about the planning process at large, includ... read more