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Address: 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11106
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Description: You can admire the changing exhibits, or the spectacular view of Manhattan...
You can admire the changing exhibits, or the spectacular view of Manhattan in this park.
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Waterside Art with Great Manhattan Skyline Views

Very interesting outdoor park on the water with great views of the eastside of Manhattan. An added plus is that it's right around the corner from the Noguchi Museum.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This is a great little sculpture park right on the water in Astoria. You get to take in some lesser known sculpture artists and the upper Manhattan skyline as well. The park itself is very small and there are usually between 4-6 pieces in the park. The pieces change every few months so the park is worth multiple visits. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Very interesting outdoor park on the water with great views of the eastside of Manhattan. An added plus is that it's right around the corner from the Noguchi Museum.

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Forest Hills, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This was my first time in this park and it was pretty cool and amazing. It's small but very artsy and interesting. It reminded me more of a museum than a park. There were several sculptures as soon as you walk in and that caught your eye and you will stop to check out for a few. I enjoyed the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Had been looking forward to seeing lots of outdoor sculptures in a beautiful setting, but unfortunately was very disappointed. Although the park is free to enter and there are some nice views across to Manhattan, the grass was dry and scruffy and there was only one sculpture, nowhere to sit in any shade, and no places to buy a drink.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

First of all, this is a free park. It's got a bunch of scupltures made by local residents, that are even sometimes interactive. The projects change every 3-6 months or so, so there is always new things going on. Saturday from 8am-4pm there is a farmer's market, and I believe on the weekend mornings there is free yoga as well.... More 

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Long Island City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Grass, bike along the river, Art, NYC greenmarket, fresh air. Did I say the ART! Awesome sculptures. Escape! Just go, you'll see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is a class park, you just can't go expecting the world's nicest, most extensive garden. It's surely tucked away and not the biggest space. As far as maintenance is concerned it could be better. But it's not really about those things. It's a unique space with original art and a top view of Manhattan. Rarely that busy, a great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Open air, by the water and with an ever-changing suite of big installations, this is a great place to spend half an hour. Entry is free and while there are no facilities (no risk of 'Exit Through The Gift Shop' fatigue here) it's a one-minute walk from the Noguchi Gallery if you fancy a coffee. Definitely coming again if in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I read a review in which a person said there were only 2 sculptures ,however,today I saw 15 .In addition a wonderful view of Manhattan .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Worth a visit, nice and friendly. A bit worn but really nice all in all!There is also a beautiful view of the Manhattan

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