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Tag: public art and green spaces

Pier 17’s Latest Art And Grub Totally Worth An Extended Lunch Break

One of my favorite perks about working in Lower Manhattan are taking afternoon walks. Whether my daily discoveries are new to all or just to me, I...

African Film, Virtual Galaxies, Cuban Art: September Events

Main photo courtesy: The Vendy AwardsBy: Kristin HeiseSeptember Events in Lower Manhattan are equal parts extended summer pop-ups (let’s bask in...

Picture Lower Manhattan: Zuccotti Park

Zuccotti Park has had quite a history.  Formerly called Liberty Plaza Park, it was built in 1968 in return for a height bonus for an adjacent...

British Memorial Garden at Hanover Square Renamed to Honor Queen Elizabeth II for her Diamond Jubilee

Yesterday, Downtown Alliance President Elizabeth H. Berger and Chairman Robert R. Douglass joined the Very Reverend Dr. John Hall, Dean of...

Picture Lower Manhattan: The Elevated Acre

With temperatures reaching into the 70s last week, I decided to have lunch at the Elevated Acre at 55 Water Street -- a hidden park resting above the...