Read a history from Parks’ Historical Signs Project. This text can be found posted within the park.
Astor Place, Lafayette and 8th Streets
Tilted cube on pivot
Cor-Ten steel (painted black)
H: 10' W: 8' D: 8'
Knoedler & Company, Tony Rosenthal, and an anoymous donor
BY TONY ROSENTHAL
AN ANONYMOUS GIFT
TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK
JOHN V. LINDSAY MAYOR
AUGUST HECKSCHER, ADMINISTRATOR
PARKS, RECREATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
DORIS FREEDMAN, DIRECTOR
DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS
*Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.
*For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143