The New York City AIDS Memorial

One of the most peaceful places to sit outside just blocks from Union Square, this large-scale art installation in a public park offers plenty of ledges and benches to lounge on and, if no one’s slamming on their horns on Sixth Avenue, a quiet respite to sit, think, read, or meet up with friends.... Read More
One of the most peaceful places to sit outside just blocks from Union Square, this large-scale art installation in a public park offers plenty of ledges and benches to lounge on and, if no one’s slamming on their horns on Sixth Avenue, a quiet respite to sit, think, read, or meet up with friends. The triangle structure, designed by visual artist Jenny Holzer, includes verses from Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” and was created to remind locals and visitors of all the lives lost to, and affected by, the AIDS epidemic. Source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/melissabethkravitz/nyc-pride-lgbtq-sites