Take a photo with the cube. The best part is that it spins! Go ahead, push it!
Grab a friend and spin the cube
So romantic! An amazing intersection for architecture & people-watching. Fantastic street food/coffee/desserts served out of trucks.
Astor place is being renovated to include much more walking space, a large plaza, trees, flowerbeds, a fixed up traffic situation...
Good place to meet your tourist friends who are not map competent and don't get Manhattan is set up as a grid. Lol. Plus there's a giant Starbucks nearby bc you know you'll be late meeting them. Ha!
Cleanest place to sit in East Village
spot growing like everywhere in nyc | but why this area went down during hurricane | nyc is a global capital hub | nyc should have its own robust disaster recovery | we got the juice | use it ||
In the mid- to late-18th century, this area was home to many of the wealthiest New Yorkers, including members of the Astor, Vanderbilt and Delano families.
check out the cube now covered by crocheted olek!
Wikipedia: "Completed in 1904, it is one of the original twenty-eight stations in the [subway] system. The station is on the List of Registered Historic Places in New York."
Okay, this isn't much of a park... but if you spin The Cube fast enough you might have a career-related-epiphany.
Try to move the cube and grab a coffee at the charming Starbucks of the place
The mayor is the hottest
Good restaurants around the area
In Spiderman 2, Doctor Octopus hurls a car through the window of a restaurant in Astor Place, nearly killing Peter Parker and Mary Jane.
Random Milton Glaser piece from the 80's in the subway below because why not.
Check out St Marks Ale House on NFL Sunday for TVs nachos And cheap drafts all sunday. Assuming we have the NFL to watch this season.
So many places to eat and drink esp with St marks just a few blocks away. I'm rarely here sober haha
The 6 is not frequent at night
Be sure to check out The Cube!
Get a nice group together and spin the cube really fast. Exhilarating.
Very cool & hip spot!! Great Bars and Coffee places to hang out.
I mean good
It was hood
The cube rotates...
Be sure to hug a stranger at Astor Place. But let them know "It's an Alamo tradition."
Good stretch to enjoy some early day sun before it heads west.
Good stretch to enjoy some early day sun before it heads east.
Go ahead, push the cube.
Although it’s no park, Astor Place is famous for its giant cube, an iron rotating sculpture that sits on a island set apart from the traffic rushing by.
Look for the guy who doesn't know what he's doing here
Madewell's Denim Roadtrip will be at Astor Place on 4/12/12 on between 12-7pm. Stop by for some very special surprises, including a styling station, a hair-braiding bar and a secret deal.
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