Astor Place redesign

Peter Cooper Statue Boxed Up for Astor Place Reconstruction

Last modified April 25, 2014 at 11:37 am

You may have noticed that the statue of Peter Cooper sitting comfortably in his eponymous park is currently encased in an enormous plywood box; or that traffic barriers now cordon off a section of the roadway. These noticeable changes pretty much kick off the broader $16 million capital works project to redesign the entire composition […]

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Mosaic Man’s FDNY 9/11 Tribute Pole Removed from Astor Place

Posted August 19, 2013 at 6:00 am

With the Astor Place redesign already in play, elements of the former streetscape are vanishing.

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Mosaic Man’s Flag Project and the Astor Place Redesign

Posted July 12, 2011 at 11:26 am

There has been a whole lot going on recently with the downtown fixture and beloved outlaw artist, Jim “Mosaic Man” Power.

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