Public Art In New York
New York is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. It is
often referred to as New York State to avoid confusion with New York City . New York was inhabited by
various tribes of Native Americans at the time Dutch settlers moved into the region in the early 17th
century. In 1609, the region was first claimed by Henry Hudson for the Dutch and then later by the
in New York City
New York City is the most populous city in the United States and consists of five
boroughs, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Often
confused with the State of New York, the city has long been referred to as the cutural capital of the world. New
York City is also home to one of the most famous pieces of public art in the world, the Statue of Liberty.
The Bronx is one of the five boroughs which make up New York City. Over 1.4 million people live in
the borough, which has a land area of 42 square miles. The Bronx is divided by the Bronx River which was named
after Jonas Bronck an early Danish settler. A smaller river , The Hutchinson River (named after the relgious
leader Anne Hutchinson, who was killed along its
banks in 1641) passes through the East Bronx. About one fifth of The Bronx's area is dedicated to park land.
Public Art In The
Bronx - Featuring ; Bronx River View sculpture,
Manhattan is the oldest and most densely populated of the five boroughs that make up New York City.
It is located on the island of Manhattan at the mouth of the Hudson River. Manhattan is home to many famous
landmarks including Time Square, Wall Street, New York Stock Exchange, Broadway, Empire State Building and
Central Park. On September 11th, 2001, lower Manhattan came under a terrorist attack when two hijacked airplanes
flew into Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.
Public Art In
Manhattan - Feauturing ; Abraham Lincoln
statue, Alice in Wonderland
statue, Cleopatra's Needle,
Memorial, Father Duffy statue, FDNY Memorial Wall, George M Cohan statue, George Washington
statue, George Washington statue
(Federal Hall) , Gran Elefandret
sculpture, The Immigrants sculpture, Jose Bonifacio de Andrada
e Silva statue, Reflecting Absenc
Memorial, New York Statue of
Liberty, Tornado sculpture,