Columbus Circle
Neighborhood History
Completed in 1905 and redesigned by the Olin Partnership of Philadelphia, PA in 2005, Columbus Circle is located across from the southwest corner of Central Park. Plantings, benches and a beautiful illuminated fountain surround the Statue of Christopher Columbus, sculpted by Gaetano Russo. Perched upon a 70-ft granite column with bronze reliefs of the Niña, Pinta and ...
Adam & Eve at Time Warner Center
Neighborhood History
Appearing in many a tourist’s photograph, these supersized bronze sculptures on the ground floor of The Shops at Columbus Circle are the works of Columbian artist Fernando Botero, whose proportionally exaggerated figures in paintings and sculpture have brought him worldwide recognition. Click here for more information. Image source:
Whirls & Twirls (MTA)
Neighborhood History
The energetic porcelain tile wall drawing on the mezzanine wall of the 59th Street/Columbus Circle subway station entrance at Broadway and 60th Street is a creation of the late conceptual and minimalist artist Sol LeWitt (1928 – 2007), whose works can be found at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art, London’s Tate Modern, and the Pompidou Center in Paris, to ...