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Farewell, NYC Waterfalls

The spigot on Olafur Eliasson’s NYC Waterfalls art project will be turned off today for good.  The exhibit, which opened in late June, caused controversy as its salt water spray is being blamed for tree damage in Brooklyn Heights.  Today’s NY Times delivers the Falls’ eulogy:

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NYC Waterfalls Hours Cut in Half

The NYC Parks Department has cut the hours of operation of the NYC Waterfalls art installation in half.  The move comes in response to the Brooklyn Heights Association’s call to turn Olafur Eliason’s project off completely a month before its October 13 end date due to tree damage they believe was caused by its salt […]

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NYC Waterfalls from Above

BHB Photo Club Contributor Josh Derr shot video of the NYC Waterfalls from above. The result is quite fascinating. He writes: Personally, I find the view from above the waterfalls much more interesting than the normal views from down below. You can see the pooling area at the top of the frame, and the diffusers […]

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NYC Waterfalls: Rendering vs. Reality

There have been many opinions voiced here about Olfar Eliason’s NYC Waterfalls, the public art project on display this summer under the Brooklyn Bridge, on the Brooklyn Heights waterfront and at other locations along the East River.  In general, the reaction from the BHB community has been that of disappointment.  This despite the fact that […]

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Art Damage: River Cafe Sues Over Waterfalls

The New York Post reports that the River Cafe is suing the New York Public Art Fund and Danish artist Olafur Eliasson for $3 million in damages they claim were the direct result of last year’s NYC Waterfalls art installation along the East River. New York Post: There were 90 to 120 days of saltwater […]

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Waterfalls Didn’t Hurt Trees, Now Can We Just STFU About It?

Just as experts promised last year during the brouhaha/embroglio/cluster**** over  Olafur Eliasson’s NYC Waterfalls art project allegedly inflicting damage upon trees along the Brooklyn Heights Promenade,  the Brooklyn Eagle has found someone who says the trees are A-OK.  Not only that, but the recent wet weather has caused  some trees along Columbia Heights to be  “too […]

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CSI: NY Waterfalls

CSI: New York featured a plotline recently that kinda sorta had to do with the NYC Waterfalls. Here’s an exciting trailer from that show.

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BHA on Tree Killin’ Waterfalls: Never Again!

Even though an arborist tells the Brooklyn Paper that the Brooklyn Heights trees assaulted by the salt water spray of Olafur Eliasson’s NYC Waterfalls will not be permanently damaged,  it’s enough for the BHA to shout “never again!”:

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Waterfalls Officially On Today

Good Morning America’s Sam Champion interviewed Mayor Michael Bloomberg and artist Olafur Eliasson this morning about the NYC Waterfalls art project. The falls officially go on display today. More waterfall videos after the jump.

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Fish ‘n’ Chip Paper 6/29/09

Here are some of last week’s headlines in case you missed ’em!  Have a news tip for this week?  Comment below! Only on BHB Governor’s Island – Fantastic! Park Progress: Piers 1 and 6 (Seventeenth Report) Cottonball Clouds Rowf on Hicks Street Moving “Busy Chef” Kaufman Goes to Trial July 23 Open Thread: The Premier […]

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