3. Abandoned East River Roundabout Sculpture

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As you pass under the Queensboro Bridge, you’ll see what looks to be the remnant of a roller coaster of sorts. It’s actual the remnant of a 1994 art installation by Alice Aycock (who did last year’s Park Avenue Paper Chase sculptures), who was commissioned to turn an unused sanitation facility into a public plaza. East River Roundabout has recently received a fresh coat of bright red paint, hopefully the sign of future rehabilitation.