Great news: Most of the park has reopened. (The section between 30th St. & 11th Ave. will remain closed.) Bundle up & come out!

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BRANCH OUT FROM THE ORDINARY GIFT

This Valentine’s Day, adopt a High Line plant and you’ll receive a digital certificate of adoption to send to your loved one.

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Photo by Michael Angelo
Arts & Cultural Events

It’s a Tree!

November 29, 2021 – January 3, 2022
On view daily 4 – 7pm
Location
On the High Line at 20th Street

It’s a Tree! invites you to celebrate this holiday season with an unconventional twist on a traditional festivity—a tree lighting in the style of a gender reveal. Conceived by artist-designer Michael Angelo, our neighbor and the owner of Wonderland Beauty Parlor, the colored light installation bathes one of the High Line’s majestic Ilex opaca ‘Dan Fenton’ holly trees in hues of pink, blue, and the full spectrum in between. The installation is a reminder of our common ground and the themes of love and unity that thread through multiple holidays. Michael is inspired by the work of the Ali Forney Center, the nation’s largest nonprofit providing shelter and healthcare services to LGBTQ+ youth experiencing homelessness.

As you experience the installation and are bathed in the shifting spectrum of colored light, Michael encourages you to share images on social media with the hashtag #Itsatree.

Support

Major support for High Line Community Engagement Programs is provided by Denise Littlefield Sobel and by Sarah Min and Matt Pincus.