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What’s Happening in the Park

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October 31, 2023 | Community, Park

A Conversation with Ami McKay, author of ‘The Witches Of New York’

In preparation for the spooky season, we connected with Ami McKay, author of The Witches Of New York, to discuss why she chose to set her enchanted Gilded Age tale in and around historic Madison Square Park.

Attacca Quartet, Photographer June Siegler
August 17, 2022 | Park

School of Visual Arts Photography Partnership

The Conservancy partners with photography students from the School of Visual Arts to capture images of our diverse programming. Learn more and explore some of their amazing photographs.

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August 10, 2022 | Park

New York’s Madison Square Park Conservancy Names Holly Leicht as New Executive Director (Archinect)

Archinect coverage of the recent appointment of Holly Leicht as the Conservancy's new Executive Director.

Holly Leicht Profile
August 9, 2022 | Park

Introducing Our New Executive Director Holly Leicht

Madison Square Park Conservancy is excited to announce that Holly Leicht will be our next Executive Director. Learn more about Holly and the experience she'll be bringing to the role.

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July 6, 2022 | Park

Park Pavement Reconstruction

The NYC Department of Parks and Recreation will be reconstructing Madison Square Park's pavers through June 2023, making them safer for all parkgoers.

December 7, 2020 | Community, Dogs, Park

More Puppies, More Space

Over the last eight months, our Mad. Sq. Dog community has grown and Jemmy’s Dog Run has had many new furry friends.  The Conservancy has heard your comments…

November 23, 2020 | Horticulture, Park

Leaving the Leaves

Traditional urban horticulture once saw fallen leaves as an unsightly place where harmful fungi, pests, and other nuisances would reside. Today, we understand that…

January 5, 2017 | Park

Worth Square Project

BackgroundThe Flatiron Public Plazas and Worth Square expansion was implemented in August of 2008 as temporary spaces, stretching from 22nd Street to 25th Street…

August 8, 2014 | Park, Support

History of the New York Life Building

On the same piece of land that once housed the grand first and second Madison Square Gardens, on Madison Avenue between 26th and 27th streets, rose the New York…

August 1, 2014 | Park

History of Madison Square Garden

Once known as the Madison Square Depot, Madison Square Garden’s legacy began adjacent to Madison Square Park, located at the northeast corner of 26th Street…

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Abigail Deville: Light of Freedom
Abigail Deville: Light of Freedom, Narrated by Brooke Kamin Rappoport