The High Line

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Meatpacking District

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    Charles Mary Kubricht, Alive-ness?Proposal for Adaptation, The High Line, The Lot

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    JR, Brandon Many Ribs, Standing Rock Reservation, North Dakota

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    The High Line, section two

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    The High Line, section two

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    Times Square Kiss, Eduardo Kobra, 2012

Photograph: Courtesy Charles Mar

Charles Mary Kubricht, Alive-ness?Proposal for Adaptation, The High Line, The Lot

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  • Address:

    The High Line Washington St at Gansevoort St
    Meatpacking District
    New York

  • Cross Street:

    to Tenth Ave at 30th St

  • Venue phone:

    212-206-9922

  • Venue website:

    thehighline.org

  • Opening hours:

    Daily 7am–11pm

  • Transport:

    Subway: A, C, E to 14th St; L to Eighth Ave

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    1. The High Line
      • Washington St at Gansevoort St
        Meatpacking District
        New York
      • 212-206-9922
      • thehighline.org
      • 40.702862,-73.989604

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New York High Line Park Walking Tour

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This tour is offered by Viator, a Time Out partner. If you always turn up to late to the High Line's free tours (visit thehighline.org/tours for more information), or if it doesn't fit in with your schedule, try this two-hour guided walking tour which...

New York High Line Park Walking Tour
  1. Until Sun Apr 27
  2. The High Line Washington St at Gansevoort St, (to Tenth Ave at 30th St), New York
  3. $20-$24
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Mary F
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The High Line represents how much work it takes to make something look like no trouble at all.  This impressively landscaped space features rotating art installations, water features, and benches.  It began life as a response to the avenue's reputation as "Death Avenue" in the 19th Century.  Back in the day, locomotives came all the way down the tip of the island, and New Yorkers, then as now, liked to jaywalk with the grim reaper.  After first hiring cowboys to ride ahead of the trains to warn the folks, who of course were ignored, the city created an above the streets rail line to separate the trains from the street before they could separate the limbs from the people.  When the High Line finally ended its useful industrial life, the weed-strewn structure inspired the park of today.


It's a trip to walk this line.  Fabulous views in an historic neighborhood.  Lots of swallows sweeping around the old warehouses during the right seasons make for a gay old time.  You've got to see it to believe it.

Christopher O
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a delightful walk above 10th Ave, surprisingly peaceful above the traffic and chaos, experience a stretch of nature in a big city 


Such a great place to find little pockets of wonder!
You can enjoy it with a clsuter of folks all afternoon, or get lost there for an hour by yourself for the entire day. Whether it's enjoying the lights of the city at the darkest time of night, or taking in the sunshine at high noon, the HIGH LINE as a little something for everyone at any time, day or night!

sandra k

A few active neighborhood engagers saw something in the wildly seeded, abandoned elevated tracks on the lower west side of the city.   The partnership they built with the city and private partners selected a Dutch plantsman who forms with the shapes and colors of things living, breathing and leaving seeds and great winter shapes.  The meandering walk includes unique seating that moves on the tracks and spectator seating over city streets.  Never repetitive, the walk is also dotted with art (which sometimes speaks to us..really!)


A pleasure in every season, and especially in the rain.  

M&R

Wonderful place to walk & enjoy the landscaping, sculpture & gelato !!