The Oculus at the World Trade Center
185 Greenwich Street Lower Manhattan
New York, New York
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Sample creative global treats from 10 vendors at an open-air food market flanked by colorful murals.
Immerse yourself in the Colombian rainforest with Winter Garden’s new large-scale sculptural work created by Tatiana Arocha, recipient of the 2022 Brookfield Place New York Annual Arts Commission. Made of hand-made paper, tree branches, reed, fique and wood, the work is representative of the artist’s layered relationship with the ecology of Colombia, her home country.
New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival presents a range of local and international dance companies representing styles from contemporary ballet to classical Indian dance to dancers in wheelchairs, all in an outdoor park with a view of the sunset on the Hudson. Bring a blanket, sit on low stone walls, or dance along…More info
Enjoy hands-on math exhibits, entertaining mathematical games, and intriguing puzzles and brainteasers in a downtown plaza watched over by striking Jean Dubuffet sculptures. Presented by the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), now open for visits. Shop an outpost of the museum gift shop for fun, educational games and toys.
Public restrooms not available, so…More info
Explore a new playground with five ecology zones—Bluff, Marsh, Dune, Meadow, and Riverbed– in resilient design, post-Superstorm Sandy when the park survived the full force of the 15-foot storm surge and became a focal point of sea level rise. Lyrical patterns of water illuminate the portal, fence, and custom seating. Daylight filters through the punctuated…More info
Frolic on wide waterfront lawns and explore multiple playgrounds plus gardens, public art pieces, and a sheltered pavilion.
In Rockefeller Park, climb large jungle gyms with swinging bridges, netting, slides, poles and more. Ride a pedal-powered merry-go-round and dig in multiple sandboxes and a handicapped-accessible sand table. In warm weather, be sprayed by an elephant…More info