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More Evidence of Tree Damage from Waterfalls?

Nabe blogger Michael White, of Noticing New York, has been following the progress of honey locust trees next to the Promenade this spring, and has this disturbing report on possible long lasting effects from last year’s Waterfalls art installation.

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Update2 on Promenade trees

How long will it be until we know the fate of the trees on the Promenade and at River Cafe, following last summer’s aborcidal salty spray from the NYC Waterfalls? The Eagle published a story yesterday, and we spoke with Parks Department spokesman Phil Abramson today about what the city is doing to monitor the […]

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Cascade Commences

Olafur Eliasson’s artificial waterfall positioned below the Promenade was operating this morning, well ahead of its scheduled June 26 debut. Above is a view from near the foot of Remsen Street, complete with rainbow.

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Waterfalls Guy Speaks

New York Magazine profiles Olafur Eliasson, the man behind the waterfalls we’ll be marveling at this summer: NY Magazine: How Olafur…: The waterfalls, he hopes, will provoke New Yorkers to raise similar questions about something we habitually ignore. “You take the water around Manhattan for granted,” Eliasson says as our boat traces the landscape of […]

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