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Madison Square Park Conservancy is responsible for the maintenance of the park’s lawns which are in the process of spring reseeding. While the grass is establishing now, visitors should expect the majority of lawns to be ready for use in late May.  Lawns are open daily for public use starting at 10 AM through 5 PM, weather permitting. Lawns are closed on Parade Days.  Learn more about park hours and rules by visiting our FAQ page.

Maya Lin Builds a Final Monument to the Climate (Frieze)

Apr 28, 2021 | Art, Press

Maya Lin Builds a Final Monument to the Climate (Frieze)


Ghost Forest will see 49, 15-metre-tall trees from the Pine Barrens in New Jersey planted like telephone poles in the park. Foresters located a stand of trees that had been afflicted by saltwater inundation and was about to be cleared by the homeowner, so, in a sense, we are borrowing these cut trees for the duration of the installation. They will then be recycled into building materials and mulch.

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