Bryant Park

Bryant Park is a park in New York City, named after William Cullen Bryant. It was built from 1823 to 1840.


The park is located in New York City borough of Manhattan, between 5th and 6th Avenue and West 40th and West 42th Street in Midtown Manhattan. Its central location is an important landmark of the city of New York and therefore when residents and tourists, the park is very popular. With an area of ​​39,000 square meters, the park is more of a minor under the green areas of New York City. However, due to its location and design, he is well known. Especially in the summer there are events at the park. In winter an ice rink for skaters is created there, however, set up a Christmas tree and held a Christmas market.

In the park on the side of 5th Avenue, the New York Public Library is located. Numerous attractions are located near Manhattan's Bryant Park, such as Times Square. Directly opposite is the third tallest skyscraper in New York: the 366 meter tall Bank of America Tower, which was completed in 2009. The park is surrounded by other skyscrapers. On the West 40th Street opposite the park, a hotel, which was named after the park is located.

Bryant Park is managed by a private non-profit company that took over the management of the park in 1988.


Bryant Park in Winter

View from Bryant Park to the nearly completed Bank of America Tower ( early 2008 )

Bryant Park at noon (November 2008)

William Cullen Bryant Memorial in Vorweihnachtsschmuck 1996; behind in the gate: rear facade of the New York Public Library

Southwest back of the New York Public Library, in front of the Bryant Park Grill ( 1996)

Bryant Park, seen from the north-west (October 2010)

Sculpture of Gertrude Stein in Bryant Park. Installed in 1992, after a model by Jo Davidson, made ​​in Paris in 1923

Children's carousel in Bryant Park