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One of the highlights of the comprehensive exhibition, Saving Place: 50 Years of NYC Landmarks at the Museum of the City of New York, is the collection of architectural remnants from New York City’s buildings, both lost and still standing. From a marble eagle head from the original Pennsylvania Station to original lime moldings from Grand Central Terminal and cast iron medallions from the Battery Maritime Terminal, there is plenty for architecture and preservation buffs to revel in.

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The Houston Bowery Wall is a rotating canvas for street art, run by real estate developer Tony Goldman, Jeffery Deitch and Deitch Projects. In the same location, Keith Haring did a piece for the community in the late 1970s and upon acquiring the property “the Goldman family felt a sense of responsibility to bring art and beauty to the public on a grand scale,” states the official web page. The latest to go up is Ron English‘s baby Hulk, a commentary on American consumerism.

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Mariner’s March on Staten Island is a place even the NYC Parks Department describes on their sign as “eerie.” Located just next to the New York Container Park, the forsaken and abandoned landscape was once the bustling Milliken Brother’s Structural Iron Works and later a shipyard that produced war ships.

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There is a new shop in Williamsburg devoted completely to selling hot sauce. Heatonist is for all of us who need our food as spicy as possible and revel in the collection of hot sauces (more than a row of the Untapped Cities HQ fridge is just hot sauce). This past weekend, we went to the opening party of Heatonist, where hot sauce enthusiasts can come and taste a very wide variety of sauces, ranging from mild to hottest.

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The public will be able to walk freely in and around the five masks, which range in height from 14 1/2' to 16 1/2 '

The public will be able to walk freely in and around the five masks, which range in height from  14 1/2′ to 16 1/2 ‘

The Thomas Houseago outdoor art installation Masks (Pentagon) will be unveiled at Rockefeller Center on Tuesday, April 28th. This site-specific installation consists of five masks cast from clay in industrial-strength synthetic plastic and stand in height from 14 1/2 feet to 16 1/2 feet. They are set on a stepped base pedestal of unfinished redwood and, blending in beautifully with their surroundings, in an installation organized by Public Art Fund and Tishman Speyer.

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