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Nice place to have an outdoor park bench brown bag lunch
Enjoy the sights....don't feed the squirrels
A park with a fountain. U can get on the hop on and off bus from there
Don't tip the performers.
Nice place with lots of people having lunch under the sun.
A quiet sanctuary of a park. Mature trees and bushes absorb the noise of the city, while classic old buildings offer architectural eye candy. Plenty of benches to sit and enjoy.
Pleasant oasis in downtown to relax and recharge
Free wifi! Bring a book & drink your coffee!
Really nice and shady!
If you can't make it to either river, this is the nicest park in the neighborhood. Quiet compared to the hustle and bustle of Lower Manhattan.
A little oasis in the concrete jungle of downtown Manhattan
Historic Downtown Park with Lush Landscaping & Soothing Fountain - Perfect Spot for Coffee or Tea #NYC2015
Iconic Downtown Park #NYC2015
Downtown Winter Oasis #NYC2015
Its boring park but in a nice fun area
City Hall Park on Mapluck. Create activity and share your experience with other
Winter or Summer - The majestic fountain still commands attention and awe of downtown visitors #NYC
Great place to sit & relax.
The City Hall is in rehab.
Nice to work out
Beautiful downtown park - Historic Fountain
Nice fountain :)
Cut through here to shave some seconds walking
Perfect for a morning and night walk 😍🏃
Little Oasis in the concrete heart of the city.
Managed to find the most amazing fruit juice place here. Really nice guy and fabulous juices.
Escape from the concrete jungle for few seconds to admire the nature (by nature I mean squirrels and the greens)
Gotta love #pace
Take the line 6 train and visit the abandoned station
Grab a cup of cofeeee
Features the Liberty Pole, a point of conflict between the the Sons of Liberty and the British authorities.
Watch out - the squirrels here are aggressive!
Great place to do some work outside on a nice sunny day - free wifi makes it easy!
Lindo lugar com prédios históricos, praças, esquilos pretos e wi fi junto a ponte do Brooklyn. Explorem! Nice place with History buildings, squares, black squirrels, wifi colide with Brooklyn bride.
I saw this man making noise at some squirrels behind a fense, they approached him, he then bent over and hand feed the black squirrel some food as the other gray squirrels followed looking to be fed.
Home of the elusive black squirrels.
For awhile Mayor Bloomberg was the Mayor of City Hall. That was cute, until it was really lame.
Bridewell Prison used to occupy the north end of the park, and was one of the deadliest British prisons in Revolutionary-era New York. Bones were found here during the 1990's renovation of City Hall.
Great place to meet friendly squirrels, they love grapes.
The squirrels here will talk to you
City hall under remodelation
Yesterday, I was here to launch Citi Bike, the largest bikeshare system in the nation: http://bit.ly/15bYEmY
Hold out food and the black squirrels will eat from your hand! (Most adorable way to get rabies ever!!!)
Today, I was here to announce the start of NYC's expanded recycling program that will include all rigid plastics: http://bit.ly/12iiegD
Today, I was here with T. Boone Pickens to unveil NYC's first mobile food truck fully-powered by compressed natural gas.