Elizabeth Street Garden

The Elizabeth Street Garden is a (relatively) hidden gem in the middle of lower Manhattan. Created in the summer of 2013, the city-owned space has since been a cherished public sculpture garden in the community. It’s located just north of Little Italy, with entrances on Elizabeth and Mott Streets, between Prince and Spring Streets. With a hodgepodge of sculptures scattered about the grass, it isn’t quite the Louvre, but it does provide a small sanctuary of nature in this densely inhabited neighborhood…

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden

Elizabeth Street Garden
Enter on Elizabeth or Mott Streets, south of Prince Street

November 27, 2015

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I’m an American photographer and writer based in Paris after living in New York for 7 years and then and spending a year and a half traveling. My work has been featured by the Paris and Nice Tourism Offices, Art Basel, and Refinery 29. Culture Passport is a place to share my travels and experiences in new places, with a focus on cultural attractions.

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[…] Nolita stands for North of Little Italy. This adorable neighborhood is lined with brick-walled walk-ups behind black iron fire escapes. Don’t expect any super large stores around here, because there are mostly unique restaurants and small shops for fashion, jewelry and fragrance… It’s a lovely area for browsing too, and be sure to check out the public garden. […]

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