Public Art & Green Spaces

Public Art & Green Spaces

Sure, Central Park is uptown, but Lower Manhattan is lush with inviting green space and art-stocked New York City is home to some of the most impressive art museums in the world, with everything on view from ancient Egyptian temples to Renaissance masterpieces to Andy Warhol’s Campbell Soup cans. But you don’t have to hit the subway and pay museum admission just to see great art. You might not immediately think of Lower Manhattan as an art lover’s paradise. But the walkable square mile south of Chambers Street is, in fact, a grand, open-air museum, with dozens of permanent and temporary installations of large-scale sculptures and public art.

Arts & Culture A Walkable Guide on Public Art

The walkable square mile south of Chambers Street is, in fact, a grand, open-air museum, with dozens of permanent and temporary installations of large-scale sculpture and public art.You might not immediately think of Lower Manhattan as an art…

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