Socrates Sculpture Park is the principal outdoor site for contemporary sculpture in New York City. Set on a small cove off the East River, the 4.5-acre park consists of a large open space encircled by rock gardens, specially built walls, walkways and areas of wild grasses and boulders lining the waterfront. The sculpture has the dramatic Manhattan skyline as a backdrop.
Solar One is NYC's first green energy, arts and education center, including a sustainably-managed park and a solar-powered class room and event space that hosts outdoor cultural and sustainability events during the summer months. Solar One’s mission is to empower people with the knowledge and resources to unleash and build sustainability in their communities.
While the vitality and stimulation of the urban environment can be pleasant, those living in or visiting densely populated areas, such as New York, can have wildly different experiences. The ever-present cacophony of traffic, construction and commerce; the struggle for mental and physical space; and the anxious need for constant communication in-person or via technology are relentless assaults on the senses. One wonders how locals and visitors can escape, find respite and make peace with their space in the 'city that never sleeps.' The Guggenheim Museum responds with stillspotting nyc, a two-year multidisciplinary project that takes the museum's Architecture and ...
In 2007, the garden was beautifully restored with generous support from Target. Nationally acclaimed garden designer and horticulturist Sean Conway partnered with New York Restoration Project (NYRP), local community groups – including the Bedford Garden Group and Block Association – and neighborhood residents to create the garden's stylish and innovative design.
The Bowery is a north-south, two-way street in Lower Manhattan, running between Chinatown in the south to the East Village, further north.
This landscaped park area with an astroturf lawn and seating area is used for free public performances during the summer. It occupies an elevated plaza area between office highrises, providing a view of East River and of the New York City Police Museum, across the street.
The 15,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor multilevel public plaza features: The Big Screen Project - a giant multimedia art screen; art installations and events; reflecting pool and thoughtful landscaping; multiple dining options, including Jeffrey Chodorow's series of stands and stalls featuring global cuisine along with Bar Basque, designed by Syd Mead Ample.
Times Square is the neon-lit hub of the Broadway entertainment district. It is a crossroads between 42nd Street and 47th Street, where Broadway and Seventh Avenue intersect to form two triangular areas.
Tower 49 Gallery is one of New York City's significant and striking commercial art venues. Our mission is to originate exhibitions featuring acclaimed contemporary international artists, such as Frank Stella, Jules Olitski and Natvar Bhavsar, for the benefit of the general public as well as for the building tenants. Tower 49 Gallery provides a sanctuary of contemplation for those who access this extraordinary space to discover the important role that art plays in our daily lives.