The High Line Blog

  • A Giant Model of the High Line Made by Kids

    Carol Levitt's second grade class at the Village Community School used the High Line to study a number of topics this past spring. One element was this structure, which the class constructed as a model of the structure in its current use as a public park.  The High Line is more than place... read more
  • Section 2: The Viewing Spur Takes Shape

    The Viewing Spur's painted steel frame has arrived. Next, crews will install the glass guardrail, viewing platform, and wood benches.  If you are walking near 10th Avenue and West 26th Street, look up and you will notice a new addition to the High Line. The Viewing Spur is starting to take... read more
  • High Line Art: Francis Cape, The Other End of the Line

    Francis Cape's The Other End of the Line will be on view under the High Line on the Gansevoort Plaza at Gansevoort and Washington Streets. Photo by Iwan Baan  If you have visited the High Line this week, you may have noticed a peculiar new addition: there's a mobile home parked on Gansevo... read more
  • High Line Open Late for Open House New York

    Come walk the High Line late this weekend &mdash we'll be open until 11:00 PM on Friday and Saturday. Photo by Iwan Baan  As part of this year's Open House New York Weekend, we'll be staying open late — until 11:00 PM — on Friday, October 8, and Saturday, October 9. Created by... read more
  • Vimeo Projection Event at IAC Headquarters

    If you're in the neighborhood on Saturday night, we recommend checking out a projection event at the Frank Gehry-designed IAC headquarters on West 18th Street. Vimeo (who has generously supported our film screenings and projection programs this year) will be presenting a series of real-time 3... read more
  • High Line at the Rail Yards in Catfish

    The latest on Section 3 of the High Line: a cameo in the new film, Catfish, now in theatres. Catfish—both a documentary and a mystery—follows the long-distance friendship between Yaniv Schulman, a photographer in New York City, and Abby, an eight-year-old fan in suburban Michigan.... read more
  • Autumn Arrives on the High Line

    As summer finally fades into autumn, the High Line will be transformed with a new season of horticultural features. Northern Spur Preserve thanks to the Christy and John Mack Foundation. Photo by Steven Cohen  Autumn is one of our favorite seasons on the High Line, and a time when many o... read more
  • New Shop Items for Art and Horticulture Enthusiasts

    Want to learn more about the High Line's unique landscape? Interested in public art on the High Line?Our Web Shop has two additions just for you. Art Sites on the High Line is a book we created to document the opportunities where the High Line can further engage and inspire the public with ... read more
  • High Line Art: Demetrius Oliver's Jupiter

    What do Albert Einstein, John Coltrane, Jupiter, and the Moon have in common? They are all integral elements in an upcoming public art installation, entitled Jupiter, by artist Demetrius Oliver and presented by Friends of the High Line. Earlier this morning, crews were busy installin... read more
  • Section 2: Trees Arrive in the Chelsea Thicket

    American holly trees (Ilex opaca) were lifted onto the High Line, where they are being planted in the Chelsea Thicket. Chelsea Thicket South in memory of Janice H. Levin.   Earlier this morning, American holly trees (Ilex opaca) — the first trees to be planted in Section 2 — w... read more