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Midtown West Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)
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The centerpiece of the new Hudson Yards development, a temporarily named interlocking staircase (which is called "art") is at this writing the hottest tourist ticket in New York City and will likely be a strong competitor to the ever popular High Line. You may think you're in an M. C. Escher lithograph come to life, but it's a selfie paradise up on those stairs. For the foreseeable future, you'll have to book a timed-entry ticket two weeks before your expected visit, or you can try to reserve a same-day pass—either online in the morning or in person through a ticket kiosk at the site—to snag one of the limited same-day passes. Evening times book up the quickest (especially in summer, when it's stlil light out), so those are the most unlikely times you'll find for the same day. It doesn't open until 10 and closes at 9, so you won't be able to do some stair-climbing and picture-taking after imbibing or dining at one of the area's expensive restaurants. On the positive side, it's completely... READ MORE
The centerpiece of the new Hudson Yards development, a temporarily named interlocking staircase (which is called "art") is at this writing the hottest tourist ticket in New York City and will likely be a strong competitor to the ever popular High Line. You may think you're in an M. C. Escher lithograph come to life, but it's a selfie paradise up on those stairs. For the foreseeable future, you'll have to book a timed-entry ticket two weeks before your expected visit, or you can try to reserve a same-day pass—either online in the morning or in person through a ticket kiosk at the site—to snag one of the limited same-day passes. Evening times book up the quickest (especially in summer, when it's stlil light out), so those are the most unlikely times you'll find for the same day. It doesn't open until 10 and closes at 9, so you won't be able to do some stair-climbing and picture-taking after imbibing or dining at one of the area's expensive restaurants. On the positive side, it's completely free. READ LESS
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20 Hudson Yards
New York, New York  1001, USA

646-954–3100

www.hudsonyardsnewyork.com

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Rate Includes: Free (timed-entry ticket is required)

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