Public Art Thrives in Hard Times in Manhattan

A public art park has sprung up on a corner in Manhattan on loan from a local developer waiting to build on the land.

"Maggie Boepple, the president of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, which is running the project, said that it had been in the works since early 2008, but that recent troubles in the real estate market undoubtedly contributed to 'the generous length of time' of the loan.'"

Full Story: In Lower Manhattan, an Art Park Sprouts Where Real Estate Was to Grow

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