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Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza

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Turtle Bay, New York
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  • Lori P.
    "Great place to walk and meet other dog owners"(2 Tips)
    NYC Parks
    "stainless steel sculpture."(4 Tips)
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  • Gabriela M.
    This used to be one of Kurt Vonnegut's favorite places in the city -he lived around the corner on 48th St. He walked his dog Flour here and his widow marked his favorite bench.
  • Nadia S.
    Nadia SobehartJanuary 28
    UN Farmer's market. Hands down.
  • Karissa D.
    Karissa DurlerJuly 14, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Dog-watching and people-watching.
  • Compass
    CompassMay 16, 2014
    Walk along this brick-lined area complete with funky gold and silver human-shaped sculptures.
  • Mike Bloomberg
    Mike BloombergAugust 8, 2013
    On 8/6/13, I was here to speak at the joint Midtown South/17th NYPD Precinct National Night Out Against Crime.
  • Jeff ✈️ B.
    Jeff ✈️ BJuly 23, 2013
    Get a view of The Dark Tower from here.
  • NYC Parks
    NYC ParksMay 7, 2013
    Andrew Rogers' Individuals is composed of 15 bronze sculptures. Located near the United Nations they are a reminder that a community is made of unique individuals. On display until September 13, 2013. Read more
    Downvoted Oct 6
  • NYC Parks
    NYC ParksMarch 5, 2013
    Jonathan Prince’s G2V incorporates sleek form with broken edges, creating a dynamic tension with the highly refined form of this stainless steel sculpture. See G2V through April 2013. Read more
  • NYC Parks
    NYC ParksMarch 5, 2013
    This stone and dust temporary sculpture is a replica of the first majestic Olmec head to be uncovered in San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan in 1964.See it through May 5, 2013. Read more
  • Flavia J.
    Flavia JordanMay 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Biking to work today
  • IWalked Audio Tours
    IWalked Audio ToursJanuary 19, 2012
    Dag Hammarskjold Plaza is the largest public garden on the east side of Midtown. Check out the Katharine Hepburn Garden (who formerly lived nearby). The garden bench was a gift from her estate.
  • Hot Bread Kitchen
    Hot Bread KitchenJanuary 17, 2012
    This plaza is actually a 1.5 acre park that occupies the entire south side block between First and Second Avenues on East 47th St. Check out the Greenmarket here every Wednesday, weather permitting.
  • Castello d.
    Castello di BorgheseNovember 9, 2011
    Great farmer market. visit Borgese wine booth.
  • Lori P.
    Lori PNovember 6, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Great place for people watching
  • Lori P.
    Lori POctober 14, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Great place to walk and meet other dog owners
  • Mike M.
    Mike MalulAugust 17, 2011
    This block-long public space leading to the United Nations traditionally served as a staging area for demonstrations.
  • Hazel M.
    Hazel MonfortonJuly 9, 2011
    What the fuck is up with all those creepy statues.
  • Samantha T.
    Samantha TrumanDecember 25, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    They have cute little street and flea markets some days
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel ShepherdOctober 27, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    With the elevators here, he who hesitates is NOT lost - empty elevators tend to appear just when one fills up
  • Wisnu S.
    Wisnu SSeptember 26, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    There's a waterfall. Is turned off though perhaps for the cold season
  • Wisnu S.
    Wisnu SSeptember 26, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    There's a waterfall
  • Jonathan P.
    Jonathan P.August 16, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Come early and watch the birds and homeless bathe in the fountain!
  • Shari F.
    Shari Forman JosephFebruary 28, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice open area in mid-east to walk the dog and meet other dog owners!
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle SJanuary 7, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Farmers' market on Wednesdays. Apple cider donuts from the rugelach people. Greasy, sugary, amazing.
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