List of all SquaresActivitiesDocumentationClassificationEvaluationPsychogeographyNetworkWho We AreContact Us  
   
Union Square, New York, USA, 2008[open in full screen]  

 
  Previous Columbus Circle, New York, USA

Union Square is known for the equestrian statue of George Washington, unveiled in 1856, the first American equestrian sculpture cast in bronze. Park connected to the square is also hosting numerous other statues including Mahatma Ghandi, Marquis de Lafayette and Abraham Lincoln.

  Historically park has been the start and end point for political demonstrations. It was named a National Historic Landmark in 1997, primarily to honor it as the site of the first Labor Day parade.  

Union Square and park is also location of the very well known popular Green Market and a starting point for the stroll true Little Italy all the way down south to the water edge.

One more Union Square is in our collection, that one from San Francisco.

Next Plaza de la Cubanindad, Miami, Florida, USA

 
           
   
more about
evaluation method
more about
types of squares
sociability
8
ceremonial
x
uses & activities
8
religious
x
access & linkages
9
social
x
comfort
9
residential
x
image
9
traffic circle
x
tourist value
8
with park
x
total
51
street, shopping
x
 
             
       
           
  .....................  
urban squares initiative is licensed under a creative commons attribution-share alike 2.5 canada license.
 
List of all SquaresActivitiesDocumentationClassificationEvaluationPsychogeographyNetworkWho We AreContact Us  
Last time updated on January 7, 2018 10:27