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Tag: RECon

New Re:Construction Installation Comes to Historic Chase Manhattan Plaza

It’s a city within a city – in Lower Manhattan.While the renowned Chase Manhattan Plaza undergoes a facelift this year, the Downtown Alliance’s...

The Greatest City on Earth

The Greatest City on Earth has come to the greatest neighborhood on earth!The new public art installation, The Greatest City on Earth, was unveiled...

Downtown Alliance Launches New Public Art in Shadow of 4 WTC

Art lovers can now "walk" to "work" in Lower Manhattan. Only a few blocks from the international installation Walking Men 99™ is the newest...

Wi-Fi Meandering Part III

This is the third and final part of my Wi-Fi meandering to check out the status of our Wi-Fi hotspots and to make sure they were all in good shape.We...

A New Year’s Toast for Lower Manhattan

By Liz BergerNew Year’s is a time to consider the past and make resolutions for the future, a time of reflection and dreaming, reckoning and...

Finding Your Way

They're signs of inspiration.As you navigate Lower Manhattan, you may notice temporary signs along a few construction sights -- particularly at...

A Conversation With Re:Construction Artist Richard Pasquarelli

There’s a place in Lower Manhattan where the clouds float only a few feet above street level. Walk over to the corner of Barclay and Greenwich...

Re:Con: The Evolution of Inspiration

When we launched the pilot program in the Summer of 2007, everyone was seeing orange, and lots of it. Traffic cones, plastic safety barrels, fences...

Art Where You Least Expect It

Walking through Lower Manhattan reminds me of three fateful courses I took in my sophomore year of college:  Karsten Harries’ Philosophy of...

Re:Construction

This is the first of many Re:Construction-related posts to come, so I’ll begin with a brief description: Re:Construction is a program that recasts...