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Discovering Columbus

Intersection of Eighth Avenue, Broadway, and West 59th Street, New York City, NY
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8 Flights Up But Worth Every Step

A free art installation that NYC is famous for, you can get free tix online. The artist has built a... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2012
Lorraine K
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Long Branch, New Jersey
Once in a lifetime experience...

One of the only good things in the wake of Sandy is that Discovering Columbus has been extended to... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2012
BVinSantaFe
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 Dec 2012
“8 Flights Up But Worth Every Step”
20 Nov 2012
“Once in a lifetime experience...”
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Intersection of Eighth Avenue, Broadway, and West 59th Street, New York City, NY
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Reviewed 5 December 2012

A free art installation that NYC is famous for, you can get free tix online. The artist has built a living room around the statue of Columbus at Colubus Circle. There are sofas and chairs and amazing views of NY from this height. Check out...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2012

One of the only good things in the wake of Sandy is that Discovering Columbus has been extended to December 2nd! Don't miss it.

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Reviewed 19 November 2012

A great installation. Climb 7 stories to the top of the Columbus Statue in the center of Columbus Circle to a living room setting with Columbus as the centerpiece of a living room in the sky. Whew, I'm tired just writing that! A little mainstream...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2012

We were lucky to get tickets to one of the last days this was still running. It is a very interesting idea, and although you know what to expect on top of the stairs, it is still very surprising to see the Columbus statue standing...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2012

This exhibit is schedule to close I believe in mind November, though we have hear it may be extended. I'm not much of an art person, but even I thought this was pretty cool From the outside, with all the scaffolding it looks like they...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2012

This was a fantastic exhibit. Must admit that I did not have high expectations but was I suprized. It was an amazing idea and allowed us to see this statue in a way we never imagened could be possible. Passing columbus circle will never be...More

Thank david G
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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
...More
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