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5Pointz Aerosol Art Center Long Island City Queens Graffiti Mecca and an outdoor art exhibit space
Alexander Calder's Terrazzo Sidewalk Upper East Side Manhattan Sidewalk art by sculptor and artist Alexander Calder
Alice in Wonderland in Central Park Central Park Manhattan Statue commissioned as a gift to the children of New York City
Andrew Haswell Green Memorial, Central Park Central Park Manhattan Memorial to notable NYC planner & reformer
Big Pun Mural Longwood Bronx Graffiti mural commemorating Bronx-born Puerto Rican hip hop artist
Celebrating Puerto Rican Musicians Mural East Harlem Manhattan Depiction of important Latino musicians by James de la Vega
Crack is Wack Playground East Harlem Manhattan Park decorated with the work of Keith Haring
East River Reflections Labyrinth Lower East Side Manhattan Large labyrinth painted on asphalt
Empire State/Borden Dairy Building (former) East New York Brooklyn Former dairy building with beautiful tile mural on facade
Fireman's Memorial Upper West Side Manhattan Neighborhood meeting place
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Corona Queens Vital open space and home to two World Fairs
Hall of Fame for Great Americans University Heights Bronx Historic outdoor hall of fame offering panoramic views
Hans Christian Andersen Statue Central Park Manhattan Central Park statue for the Danish author
Harlem River Houses Sculptures Central Harlem Manhattan WPA sculptures in a landmark public housing development
Hope Tree East Harlem Manhattan Tree decorated with commemorative items
Jim Power's Astor Place Mosaic Trail East Village Manhattan Permanent installation of the Mosaic Man's fanciful light poles
Koenig Sphere ("The Sphere") Financial District Manhattan Remnant from the Work Trade Center
Lafayette Monument Park Slope Brooklyn Popular meeting place
Library Lions - New York Public Library Midtown Manhattan Iconic statues marking the entrance to the public library
Limestone Frieze of Moses Weeksville Brooklyn Public art adorning the grounds of the Kingsborough Houses
Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Center Washington Heights Manhattan Memorial and educational center at the former Audubon Ballroom
Mohandas K. Gandhi Statue Union Square Manhattan Monument located in the southwest corner of Union Square Park
Monument to Minetta Creek (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan A revealing look at New York's subterranean streams
Mosaic Benches at Grant's Tomb Morningside Heights Manhattan Colorful community art project
Mosaic House Boerum Hill Brooklyn Private home transformed into work of art
Mosaic Mural, "John Wayne and the American Frontier" by Knox Martin at John Wayne School P.S. 380 Williamsburg Brooklyn Striking piece of public art in a public school
Naumburg Band Shell, Central Park Central Park Manhattan Intimate performance space in Central Park
Nuyorican Poets Cafe East Village Manhattan A popular forum for poetry slams
Prison Ship Martyrs Monument Fort Greene Brooklyn Memorial to American Revolutionary War prisoners
Seward Park Housing Murals Lower East Side Manhattan 1939 murals depicting Franklin Roosevelt and Einstein, among others
Socrates Sculpture Park Long Island City Queens Public park and site of sculpture installations
Spirit of East Harlem Mural East Harlem Manhattan Four-story mural painted by and about El Barrio residents
Staten Island September 11 Memorial St. George Staten Island In memory of Staten Islanders lost in the 2001 terror attacks
Sunnyside Arch Sunnyside Queens A gateway to the Sunnyside neighborhood
The Cube East Village Manhattan Astor Place sculpture by Bernard Rosenthal
The Statue of the Triumph of Civic Virtue Kew Gardens Queens Frequently debated and relocated statue by Frederick William MacMonnies
Unisphere Corona Queens Built by US Steel as the symbol of the 1964-5 New York World's Fair
Utica Avenue Train Station Crown Heights Brooklyn Special for its public art
Venus Mural Chelsea Manhattan Public art that has graced prison facade since 1970
Virgen Del Carmen Protegenos Shrine East Harlem Manhattan A commemorative shrine
Wall of Respect for Chinese Workers (site of) Chinatown Manhattan Mural created to curb local gang violence, demolished in 2006