Seen & Heard: Liberty Park Updates

••• Jennifer sent a pic confirming that the soldier-on-horseback statue is indeed in Liberty Park; click on the photo and you can see it toward the bottom.

Liberty Park by Jennifer••• And here’s a pic of Liberty Park’s “living wall,” courtesy WTC Progress.

Liberty Park by WTC Progress••• Brand orgy at 12 Warren!

12 Warren brand orgy••• Two items that I think are newly added to the agenda for the Community Board 1 Seaport/Civic Center Committee meeting on Tuesday:

—346 Broadway/108 Leonard Building & Community Space – Update by Peebles Corp. and NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (tentative) / Last we heard about this, the promised space was cut by a third and moved to the basement.
—Summer programming at the Seaport – Presentation by Phillip St. Pierre, Howard Hughes Corporation

••• June 5 at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center: Charlotte’s Web. Tickets.

••• Fans of—which means anyone who likes historical photos of the city—will want to know that there’s now an app. From the press release: “Developed by NYC history enthusiasts and technologists Orian Breaux and Christina Leuci, the OldNYC app makes it easy for users to compare how their surroundings have changed in the last 150 years. ‘We had this vision where you could walk down a street with your mobile device and use the app to instantly uncover ‘what was there’ generations ago,’ says Breaux. The developers are planning future releases that will include sharing and commenting features, historical maps, and more historical photographs.”

••• Speaking of old NYC…. Andrea took this great shot of an old window recently uncovered on the N. Moore side of 375 385 Greenwich, where Ivy’s Bistro was.


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  1. is fantastic – i had never heard of it. recently i came across photographs by dylan stone from 1999 on the NYPL digital collections. he seems to have documented block by block of lower manhattan; maybe more, i haven’t had a chance to look at them all. have a look…