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Volume 2, No. 9  Jan. 12, 2015
Quote of the day:
"It's easy to get lost in the allure of large animals. Part of the message that we want to bring to people is not only, here are these cute animals, but they're in your backyard!"  
       - Dr. Kevin Woo, Center for the Study of Pinniped Ecology and Cognition at St. Francis College and assistant professor at Empire State College

* Audubon cruise spotlights harbor seals and winter birds  
* Bits & Bytes: Futuristic Battery Park City; 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza renamed
* Letter to the editor: Pier 17 roof morphs from public lawn to party venue
* Downtown Bulletin Board: Pediatric first aid; Electronics recycling; Public restrooms
* Community Board 1 meetings: Week of Jan. 12
* Calendar: Week of Jan. 12

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An icy morning in Battery Park City's South Cove. Jan. 11, 2015. (Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer) 


Harbor seals sunning themselves at Swinburne Island in New York Harbor.
(Photos: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)

The searing cold of a January afternoon was not enough to diminish the enthusiasm of the hardy souls on the upper deck of a New York Water Taxi ferry as it sped away from Pier 16 in the South Street Seaport, headed toward New York harbor's lower bay. With binoculars and cameras in hand, they scanned the horizon, looking for the water birds who come down from northern Canada and the Arctic to winter in New York City.

New York City Audubon has been organizing winter eco-cruises in New York harbor for years. For the regulars, the sighting of the migrants is a sign that whatever may be amiss in the human world, the natural world is still going about its business.

Leaving the Buttermilk Channel, which separates Brooklyn from Governors Island, the ferry turned into the Erie Basin, a protected enclave off the East River where Bufflehead ducks like to hole up. As expected, they were there. Buffleheads are North America's smallest diving ducks, easily spotted despite their tiny size because the males have a broad, white patch on the backs of their heads, while the females have distinctive white cheek patches. The fossil record shows that Buffleheads have been living on Earth for at least half a million years.

They were sharing the Erie Basin with some Red-Breasted Mergansers, distinguished by their shaggy head feathers. They breed further north and winter further south than any other American mergansers, sometimes traveling as far south as Florida.

As the New York Water Taxi headed back into the bay, a flock of Canada geese appeared above the warehouses and factories of the Brooklyn waterfront, flying in elegant formation above the old bricks and chimneys and water towers. They would not be going any great distance at this time of year, said Nadir Sourgi, the New York City Audubon guide.
Long-tailed ducks.
Near the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, Sourgi became excited. He had spotted a flock of Long-Tailed Ducks. "Look at how beautiful they are!" he said.

In their winter plumage, they are white, brown and black with long, graceful tails. They come to New York City from the high Arctic, traveling thousands and thousands of miles to get here. They can dive to depths of 200 feet as they forage for insects, crustaceans, fish, bivalves and plants. Though not uncommon in New York harbor in the winter, they are considered a vulnerable species.

A broad, white cloud, flat as a platter, hung over Hoffman Island, one of two man-made islands that lie between Staten Island and Brooklyn. They were constructed in the 1870s to quarantine passengers arriving in New York City by ship. If the immigrants had been exposed to illness but showed no symptoms, they were sent to Hoffman Island to see what developed. If they actually were ill, they went to Swinburne Island. For many that was all of New York City that they ever saw. Swinburne Island had a hospital and a crematorium, both reduced now to ruins.

Great Blue Heron.
As the New York Water Taxi passed Hoffman Island, a Great Blue Heron flew near the boat and then crossed in front of it. These magnificent birds can be more than four feet tall with a wing span of six feet. They live in New York harbor year round.

Cautiously, the boat approached Swinburne Island, and there lolling on the rocks and bobbing in the water, were the plump, doe-eyed mammals that everyone had hoped and wanted to see. Harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) have been wintering in New York harbor in ever-increasing numbers since 2001, and this year, was a bonanza.

Dr. Kevin Woo, a scientist who teaches at Empire State College and who is assistant director of the Center for the Study of Pinniped Ecology and Cognition at St. Francis College, said that he counted 43 seals - more than he had ever seen at Swinburne Island before.

"It's easy to get lost in the allure of large animals," he said. "Part of the message that we want to bring to people is not only, here are these cute animals, but they're in your backyard! I myself grew up in Queens and I had absolutely no knowledge of their existence for most of my life."    


Much is still unknown about what brings the seals to New York harbor and what their life is like while they're here. "This field season, we hope to establish individual IDs for the seals so that we can find out whether the same seals are using the same sites over and over again, whether they're moving between sites and whether they're coming back every year," Woo said.  


The boat lingered by the seals for around 20 minutes. No one could get enough of them. With Coney Island as a backdrop, it was amazing to see these large, wild mammals (some can weigh 300 pounds) living placidly in one of the largest cities in the world.   


As the boat finally pulled away, something else caught Sorgi's eye, flying low over the grasses of Swinburne Island. "It's a northern harrier!" he said. "I haven't seen one of these here before." These are birds of prey that hunt mice and voles. They are not usually here in the winter.  


Contented with what they had seen, most people moved to the warmth of the ferry's enclosed deck where hot chocolate and tea awaited them.  


The boat arrived back in the South Street Seaport two hours after it had departed, just in time for a late Sunday brunch.


- Terese Loeb Kreuzer


Winter Eco-Cruises to see the seals and wildlife of New York Harbor take place every Sunday through March 8 (except for Feb. 1). The cruises aboard New York Water Taxi leave from Pier 16 in the South Street Seaport. Tickets: $35 (adults); $25 (children); $105 (family pack of two adults and two children). To reserve a family pack, call (212) 742-1969. For more information or to buy tickets, click here.  



Bits & Bytes
1 Chase Manhattan Plaza, now called 28 Liberty St. (Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)

"The Future Of Battery Park City (As Envisioned In 1969),"
Gothamist, 1/4/15. "It's always fun to dip into the history books and see how people throughout the 20th century envisioned the world of tomorrow, whether focused on the slanted walls of Central Park, a Manhattan dome, or pneumatic tubes," says Gothamist. "A Redditor posted one such rendering of Battery Park City, which was made in 1969 and envisioned what it would look like by the year 2000. And it really does look like a giant pair of batteries!" Gothamist says that, "According to the official Battery Park City website, the drawing was commissioned by then-Mayor John Lindsay, and was in essence Battery Park City's first official master plan." To see the drawing, click here.

"Downtown Tower Gets a Symbolic New Name," Wall Street Journal, 1/11/15. "When One Chase Manhattan Plaza opened in 1961, bank executive David Rockefeller envisioned it as an anchor to restore lower Manhattan as the center of New York City's financial center," says the Wall Street Journal. "Now, the building's new Chinese owners hope to reposition the landmark tower as the neighborhood continues its resurgence after the double blow of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the recession. Their first step is symbolic: renaming the building 28 Liberty. The name is a nod to the street on which the building sits, the Statue of Liberty in the distance and the good fortune that, according to Chinese tradition, is bound up in the number 8." For the complete article, click here.

Letter to the editor

A rendering of the Pier 17 roof showing a large, grassy area. (SHoP Architects)

To the editor:
(Re: "Howard Hughes' piecemeal Seaport proposals leave CB1 with muddied resolution," DPNYC, 1/9/15.) Another really informative issue. Thank you.

I think Catherine McVay Hughes [chair of Community Board 1] was as shocked as anyone that the proposed Pier 17 rooftop (most recent iteration) will not have grass or trees or open public space except for the area around the rooftop restaurant. I would call this "bait and switch."

On March 9, 2012 at a Community Board 1 meeting, we were told that, "On top of the building, a large public lawn would surround a new 600-to-700-seat concert hall, which would convert into an open-air band shell in the summer and could host larger audiences of up to 2,000 people, similar to the Boston Symphony Orchestra's Tanglewood Music Center, [Gregg Pasquarelli] said. 'It would be a fantastic thing for Lower Manhattan to have a Tanglewood here, 60 feet in the air, right on the water,' Pasquarelli said."

Then, on May 17, 2012, we learned that, "Hughes would like to 'activate' the building's planted roof, possibly with a restaurant or a music venue."

When City Council announced in a press release on March 20, 2013, that it had passed the ULURP [Uniform Land Use Review Procedure] allowing Howard Hughes to proceed with the demolition of the existing structure on Pier 17 and the creation of a new shopping mall, the release said, "All areas of the roof of the Pier 17 building (other than those areas reserved for restaurant use and mechanical equipment) will be open to the public at no charge except when an area is closed temporarily for private use. Additionally, portions of the rooftop will be made available for no rental charge to a community based organization (such as the PTA of the neighborhood school or a youth center) up to four occasions per year."

By Oct. 17, 2013, there was a different story: "The one and a half-acre rooftop...will include a world-class restaurant, two outdoor bars and an amphitheater that will hold up to 4,000 people for concerts and special events - becoming the premier boutique entertainment venue in the world," the Howard Hughes website proclaimed.

There will be no "Tanglewood" or any other kind of woods for the Seaport rooftop and not much public access.

Diane Harris Brown

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Downtown bulletin board
A Battery Park City playground.  (Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)
Free seminar on basic first aid: On Jan. 13,  David Listman, MD, Director of the Pediatric Emergency Department at New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital and his colleague Katie Keown, MD, will be holding a free seminar at Asphalt Green Battery Park City on pediatric emergency care. They will answer such questions as how to prevent accidents, what to do about an allergic reaction, misconceptions about fever and how to treat it and what to do if your child does get injured. Place: 212 North End Ave. Time: 7 p.m. Free. For more information, click here.

Tribeca Greenmarket news: "We have two new farmers for the winter months," says Jay Ledoux, manager of the Tribeca Greenmarket at Greenwich and Chambers Streets. "American Seafood provides fresh, wild-caught fish and shellfish from Suffolk County, N.Y.," he says. "Jersey Farm, who our Wednesday shoppers will know well, has now started coming on Saturdays. They bring pesticide-free kale, collard greens, Brussels sprouts, potatoes, onions, carrots, beets and turnips. Aside from these two, not a lot has changed at the market. We still have two apple producers, chicken, pork, beef, lamb, duck, turkey, dairy, eggs and plenty of baked goods to choose from. We still collect compost and textiles for recycling from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m." The Tribeca Greenmarket is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, click here.

Lower Manhattan Shop Dine Guide (and location of public restrooms):
The 2015 edition of the Lower Manhattan guide to shopping and dining published by the Alliance for Downtown New York has been mailed to many Lower Manhattan residents and is also available by request from the Downtown Alliance's website. The guide is packed with useful information including, among other things, the location of public restrooms. These are located at 60 Wall St. in the atrium; in the Battery Park City library at 175 North End Ave.; in Castle Clinton National Monument in historic Battery Park; at Federal Hall National Monument, 26 Wall St.; at the New Amsterdam Library, 9 Murray St.; in the Solaire on the periphery of Teardrop Park, 20 River Terrace; in the Staten Island Ferry Terminal at South and Whitehall Streets; and in Wagner Park in Battery Park City. For information about how to order the free guide, click here.

Electronics recycling:
As of this year (2015) it is illegal to discard electronics in the trash. New York City apartment buildings are eligible to participate in a program that provides them with a free service to pick up and recycle unwanted electronics. Click here for more information. Alternatively, electronics can be dropped off at Goodwill, the Salvation Army, Best Buy, Staples (no TVs) or the Lower East Side Ecology Center. For more information, click here. Working electronics can be donated for reuse at the New York City Stuff Exchange. For more information, click here.

Christmas tree heaven:
Through Jan. 26, the Battery Park City Parks Conservancy is collecting Christmas trees to turn into compost. Battery Park City residents are invited to bring their trees (minus all decorations and stands) to their street corner where BPCPC staff will pick them up daily. Trees will then be taken to Esplanade Plaza to be fed through a chipper.

"Recycling your tree is a great way to help your community by reducing waste, lowering carbon emissions and helping to keep the plants healthy," says the Battery Park City Parks Conservancy on its website. For more information about the tree chipping program, click here. For more information about BPCPC's sustainable composting practices, click here.


Pier 26 in Hudson River Park. Madelyn Wils, president and CEO of the Hudson River Park Trust, will discuss Pier 26 at Community Board 1's Tribeca Committee meeting.
(Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)

Community Board 1 meetings take place at 49-51 Chambers St., Room 709, unless otherwise noted, and start at 6 p.m. Bring photo ID to enter the building. All are welcome to attend.

Jan. 13: Youth & Education Committee
* Committee Accomplishments of 2014 for CB1 Annual Report

Jan. 14:  Tribeca Committee
* Worth Street Reconstruction Project - Preliminary presentation
* Pier 26 Update by Madelyn Wils, President and CEO, Hudson River Park Trust - Resolution
* Proposed changes to parking regulations in Tribeca - Presentation by Jennifer Leung, Project Manager, NYC Department of Transportation and possible resolution
* Bastille Day 2015 Street Activity Permit application for West Broadway between White Street and Walker Street, Tuesday July 14, 2015, 12 a.m. to 8 p.m. - Resolution
* Tribeca Community School Block Party street activity permit application for Ericsson Place between Varick and Hudson Streets, Saturday, May 16, 2015 - Resolution
* NYC Police Museum Fair, Friday June 19, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., North Moore Street between West and Greenwich Streets - Resolution
* Committee Accomplishments of 2014 for CB1 Annual Report

The following notices have been received for renewal, upgrade, or transfer of wine and beer or liquor licenses and sidewalk cafes:
* 110 Chambers St., application for corporate change for Liberty Restaurant LLC d/b/a Patriot Saloon
* 323 Greenwich St., application for renewal of sidewalk café license for four tables and 10 chairs
*460 Greenwich St., application for renewal of sidewalk cafe license for Tecton Café Inc.
* 3 Lispenard St., application for renewal of restaurant liquor license for One Japan Inc. d/b/a Tataki
* 85 West Broadway, application for renewal of restaurant liquor license for 85 West Broadway Owner LLC and Tribeca Kitchen LLC, d/b/a Smyth Hotel

Jan. 15: Quality of Life Committee 
* NYC DOT Construction Update
* Committee Accomplishments of 2014 for CB1 Annual Report

Jan. 19: Office Closed - Martin Luther King's Birthday

CALENDAR: Week of Jan. 12
James Lindgren, a professor at SUNY and author of "Preserving South Street Seaport," will talk about the Seaport as an urban renewal district on Tuesday at the Southbridge Towers community room. (Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer)
Jan. 13: SUNY Plattsburgh professor James M. Lindgren will give a talk on "Preserving South Street Seaport: The Dream and the Reality of a New York Urban Renewal District" from 1960s to the present. The South Street Seaport is one of the last neighborhoods of late 18th and early 19th-century New York City not to be destroyed by urban development. Lindgren will discuss State and City funding, the Landmarks Preservation Commission and Rockefeller, Jane Jacobs, Peter Stanford, Jakob Isbrandtsen, and more. His talk will be followed by a question and answer session. Sponsored by the Friends of South Street Seaport. Place: Southbridge Towers community room, 100 Beekman St. Time: 6:30 p.m. Free. For more information, click here.

Jan. 13: Pen Parentis Literary Salon starts its 2015 season of literary readings and conversations with "Winter Poetry Night," featuring readings by Diana Whitney, Adam Penna, Sarah Gutowski, Jared Harel and Jennifer Michael Hecht followed by a lively moderated discussion centering around the balance of family demands and a creative career. Wine provided by Andaz Wall Street. Place: Andaz Wall Street, 75 Wall St. Time: 7 p.m. Free.  Open to the public. Must be 21+ - RSVP strongly suggested. For more information, click here or email

Jan. 13: "Winter's Child," part of the Prototype festival, is the work of composer Ellen Reid and librettist Amanda Jane Shank. A "work in progress," the story revolves around a mother's fight to change her youngest daughter's fate. Lauren Worsham (TONY-nominated for "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder") and Audrey Babcock lend their talents as "Child" and "Mother." Julian Wachner, Music and Arts Director of Trinity Wall Street, leads a 13-member ensemble and a female chorus. Also, Jan. 14. Place: St. Paul's Chapel (Broadway at Fulton Street). Time: 8 p.m. Tickets: $75 (VIP, reserved); $20 (general admission). For more information and tickets, click here.

Jan. 14: Darryl Pinckney, the author of"Blackballed: The Black Vote and U.S. Democracy," will talk about his book with Stosh Cotler at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Pinckney investigates the struggle for voting rights from Reconstruction through the Supreme Court's decision to strike down part of the Voting Rights Act. Place: 36 Battery Place. Time: 7 p.m. Tickets: $10; $7 (students and seniors); $5 (museum members). For tickets and more information, click here.

Jan. 15: The Ecstatic Music Festival comes to Brookfield Place in Battery Park City with guitarist and composer Ian Williams, who has been a member of some of the most influential American progressive rock groups: the '90s math-rock innovators, Don Caballero; the experimental rock trio, Storm and Stress; and currently the powerhouse pioneers, Battles. Williams joins Mantra Percussion, hailed by Time Out New York as both "forward thinking" and "superhuman," for an evening of intensely driving percussion, guitar and electronics. Place: Winter Garden, 230 Vesey St. Time: 8 p.m. Free. For more information, click here.

Jan. 16: The Ecstatic Music Festival continues with Mantra Percussion playing three new works written by the founding composers of Wet Ink - Sam Pluta, Alex Mincek and Eric Wubbels - to be accompanied by the beautiful choreography of Deborah Lohse and the Shakedown Dance Collective. Place: Winter Garden, 230 Vesey St. Time: 8 p.m. Free. For more information, click here.

Jan. 18: In "A World Without Jews," author Alon Confino explores how Germans came to conceive of the idea of a Germany without Jews. He discusses his book with Liel Leibovitz of Tablet Magazine. Place: Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place. Time: 2:30 p.m. Tickets: $15; $12 (museum members). For tickets and more information, click here.

Jan. 18: Learn about linoleum block printing at a three-hour workshop conducted by Ali Osborn, resident printer at Bowne Printers, a part of the South Street Seaport Museum. Osborn will teach the basics of carving and printing linoleum blocks, including inking and printing by hand. Then everyone's blocks will be ganged up for printing on Bowne's vintage Vandercook press. Each student will go home with his or her own block, individual prints, and one poster of everyone's prints together. All materials supplied. Place: 209 Water St. Time: 2 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Tickets: $50; $40 (museum members). Suitable for apprentices 12 and up. For more information or to register, click here.

Ongoing: Mondays through Wednesdays in January, The Howard Hughes Corporation in partnership with and sponsor New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital invites local families inside the Community Cube at the South Street Seaport. Children will have a chance to partake in music, arts, crafts, film and yoga for kids. For more information, click here.

Ongoing: The Woolworth Building was designed by Cass Gilbert to house the offices of the F. W. Woolworth Company and was the tallest building in the world from 1913 until 1930. With its ornamental gothic-style exterior, it dominated the New York City skyline and served as an icon of American ingenuity with state of the art steel construction, fireproofing and high-speed elevators and it was dubbed "the Cathedral of Commerce." The building is still privately owned and operated, and has long been closed to the public. Tours of its magnificent landmarked lobby featuring marble, mosaics, and murals have only recently been made available and can be taken for 30-minutes, 60-minutes or 90-minutes. Custom and Private tours for groups of 10 - 35 can also be arranged. Place: 233 Broadway. Various times. Tickets: $20, $30 and $45, depending on the length of the tour. For more information and to buy tickets, click here. 

Ongoing: The Jewish Art Salon presents "Lashon Hara: On the Consequences of Hate Speech." This exhibit examines the power of words, both within hate speech and as "a catalyst for salvation" The exhibit features several mixed media textile works by Robin Atlas. Place: The Anne Frank Center USA (44 Park Place). Time: Tuesdays through Saturdays (except holidays), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets: $8 (adults); $5 (students and seniors 65 and over); Free for children ages 8 and under.

Through Feb. 27, 2015. For more information, click here.  


Ongoing: An exhibit at Poets House called "Winter Wedding: Holiday Cards by Poets" is a compendium of imaginative and sometimes touching holiday greetings. The exhibit has been drawn from the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at Emory University and was curated by Kevin Young and Lisa Chinn. See "Happy Holidays" greetings from Langston Hughes, "Seasons Greetings" from Seamus and Marie Heaney and handmade valentines exchanged by Alice Notley and Ted Berrigan. This exhibition explores the vibrant, often funny, and always fascinating portraits of time, affection and ties of love and friendship. The exhibition is on view during library hours through March 21, 2015. Place: 10 River Terrace. Free. For more information, click here.

Ongoing: "Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family" opened on Nov. 14 and continues through Jan. 10, 2016. The exhibit includes more than 300 examples of beautifully crafted jewelery, most of it made by the Yazzie family, with some from the National Museum of the American Indian's collection. Through a video, photographs and a handsome catalog, the exhibit shows how the jewelry expresses Navajo cultural values and way of life inspired by a majestic landscape of buttes, mesas and desert. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and on Thursdays until 8 p.m.; closed December 25. Admission is free. 


Ongoing: The Skyscraper Museum presents "Times Square, 1984: The Postmodern Movement," on view through Jan. 18, 2015. Times Square today is bright and crowded - a tourist mecca, entertainment district, retail powerhouse and pedestrianized precinct that matches in vitality, both economic and populist, any decade of its storied past. But 30 years ago, the future of Times Square was in limbo - caught between a series of false starts at clean-slate urban renewal by New York City and New York State and an emerging philosophy of urbanism that favored history, preservationist values, electric signs and semiotics, and delirious diversity. Place: 39 Battery Place. Open, Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. Admission: $5; $2.50 (students and seniors). For more information, click here.  
Ongoing: "A Town Known as Auschwitz" is an exhibit of photographs at the Museum of Jewish Heritage tracing the history of a town called "Oswiecim" in what is now Poland, where Jews and non-Jews lived side by side for centuries. When German forces occupied the town in September 1939, they renamed it "Auschwitz" and established a concentration and death camp there. More than 1 million people died at Auschwitz, including 90 percent of the town's Jews. The museum is at 36 Battery Place. For information the exhibit, click here. For information on the museum's hours and admission fees, click here.
Ongoing: The South Street Seaport Museum's lightship Ambrose and its barque Peking welcome visitors Wednesdays to Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Pier 16 (on the East River at Fulton Street). The Ambrose, launched in 1908,  once guided large ships through the Ambrose Channel into New York harbor. Peking was launched in Hamburg, Germany in 1911, one of the last commercial sailing ships ever built. She was used to carry goods from Europe to South America and to return to Europe with nitrate. The museum's Visitors Services associates explain all of the fascinating details of the ships and their relevance to the history of New York as a port city. Cost: $12 (adults); $8 (students, 12-24 and seniors); $5 (children 2-11); under 2, free. To buy tickets, click here.

Ongoing: "Defining Lines: Maps from the 1700s and early 1800s" at the Fraunces Tavern
Museum. Twenty-seven maps provide a perspective on the evolving nation's place in history. A map from 1804, never before exhibited, shows the U.S. postal routes. Place: 54 Pearl St. Time: Noon to 5 p.m., daily. Admission fees: $7; $4 (seniors, students with ID, children, 6 to 8 years old. Children, 5 and under, free. Active military with ID, free. For more information, click here.
Ongoing: The National Museum of the American Indian is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with free admission. It offers free films, docent-led tours of its exhibitions and tours of its premises, the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, designed by Cass Gilbert. The building, which was completed in 1907, is a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. One Bowling Green. Phone: (212) 514-3700. For the museum's calendar, click here.

Ongoing: "Give Me Liberty," a solo exhibition of new works by Brooklyn-based artist Sylvanus Shaw, is at the Fraunces Tavern Museum. In this site-specific exhibition, Shaw utilizes images from the Museum's permanent collection, invoking imagery of early American statehood in media ranging from oil on panel to collaged holograms, security envelopes, and other mediums.
Through March 16, 2015. Place: Fraunces Tavern Museum, 54 Pearl St. Museum hours: Mon.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Admission: $7; $4 (seniors, students, children 6-8); free (children under 5 and active duty military). For more information, click here.  

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