Robert Hammond (born 1968 or 1969)  is a co-founder and the executive director of Friends of the High Line . 
Originally from San Antonio , Texas, Hammond graduated with Honors in History from Princeton University . Previous to Highline , Hammond worked as a consultant for the Times Square Alliance, Alliance for the Arts and National Cooperative Bank (NCB) and as Ex-Officio Trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art .
Honors and awards
He was Awarded the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome in 2009. In 2013, the National Building Museum Awarded Hammond and his business partner Joshua David the Vincent Scully Prize . 
- Jump up^ Billard, Mary (November 27, 2013). “Robert Hammond: Leaving the High Life” . The New York Times .
- Jump up^ “Staff & Board Members” . Friends of the High Line . Retrieved July 30, 2015 .
- Jump up^ “Joshua David and Robert Hammond – Vincent Scully Prize” . National Building Museum . September 30, 2013.