Installed in 1967, this cube has been a symbol of the neighborhood ever since. Give it a spin to signify that you have just arrived in the East Village. Learn more about the Alamo on MetroFocus. Read more
Alamo, also known as the Astor Place Cube or simply The Cube, is an outdoor sculpture by Bernard (Tony) Rosenthal, located on Astor Place, in the East Village, Manhattan, New York City. It takes the form of a black cube, 8 feet (2.4 m) long on each side, mounted on a corner.