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Articles about "Columbus Circle"

  • The Towers 720 Greenwich St 6A Living Room Open House Roundup Sunday 6/7 By Serena Horrigan | June 05, 2015

    This Sunday we're showcasing open houses in Tribeca, the West Village, Nomad, Flatiron, and the UWS!

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  • Is Time Warner Westward-Bound? By Joel Bennett | July 22, 2013

    Earlier this month, Time Warner’s tentative plans for a mass exodus from its Midtown headquarters came to light after the media/entertainment giant entered exclusive talks with Related Construction. The deal hasn’t been officially inked yet, but the move would take the companies operations Westward to Hudson Yards. While it appears to be a win-win for both parties involved, the thought of empty skyscrapers in Midtown is a concern for some.

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  • Best Spots to Watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan By Aby Thomas | November 21, 2012

    While Thanksgiving for most of us involves stuffing our faces with a ridiculous amount of great food, New Yorkers have something more to look forward to than just that—the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Celebrating its 86th year, the Macy’s parade is a cherished New York City tradition, with more than 3 million people braving the cold winter weather every year to watch it along the parade route in Manhattan. Besides them, the amazing floats, balloons and performers in the parade are seen by more than 50 million people live on television, making the parade the largest celebration of its kind. But this year, the parade is changing its route—read on to find out how the path of the balloons and floats have changed.

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  • Columbus’ Apartment Opens At Columbus Circle By Laura Simmons | September 21, 2012

    Columbus Circle is an attraction in itself, known for being steps away from famous New York City attractions like Central Park and Time Warner Center. And now we have a new addition to this hallowed “circle”: Christopher Columbus’ apartment. The 120 year old Columbus statue has its own 180 square foot flat and New Yorkers will have the opportunity to meet with the statue face-to-face, right in the center of Columbus Circle. This 60-foot high apartment is part of Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi’s $2.5 million public art exhibit on Manhattan's Upper West Side.

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  • Microsoft Pops Up at Time Warner By Laura Simmons | September 14, 2012

    Seems like PC users will be joining Apple users in their hunt for computer software over the holidays this year. It is said that a Microsoft pop-up shop is coming to town at the Time Warner Center in New York City. The company will be temporarily leasing space in Time Warner at Columbus Circle. If you experience a troubleshooting problem while working on your PC computer in your Midtown or Upper West Side apartment, you will only be moments away from the Microsoft pop-up store. Time Warner Center is a prominent part of Columbus Circle that offers luxury condos for residents looking for high-quality living. Time Warner is also surrounded by high-end residential living with nearby areas such as Lincoln Square.

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  • Public Art Project Envelops Christopher Columbus By Yuan Feng | August 13, 2012

    We’re going to ask you to picture something bizarre. As is well known throughout Manhattan, a massive statue of Christopher Columbus stands proudly in Columbus Circle. Now imagine a massive tower built around the status, with stairs extending to Columbus’ head. And at the top of the stairs, picture a living room complete with a television capable of accommodating 50 people at a time. As you’ve likely figured out by now, such a project is actually on the way towards becoming reality. With funding from the city and design created by Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi, the 13-foot statue is on its way to welcoming 100,000 new visitors to its peak on September 20th, 2012.

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