"Glider Park"

3rd Avenue in the South Bronx between 165th and 166th Streets, NY

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“Glider Park” was constructed in 1989, it occupies a courtyard parking area between a new post office and an adjacent public school wall with a mural by Tim Rollins and KOS. Its two painted steel pavilions have overhead screens and porch glider-like seating. The pavilions are joined at the top by two long columns, one resting on a red brick clad column. Trees on site became integral to the design and have subsequently grown to envelope the top of the pavilions.

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3rd Avenue in the South Bronx between 165th and 166th Streets, NY  1989

12' x 40' x 11'  painted carbon steel, brick paving

The fabricator was Tom DeLorenzo and Brother

A project of the Art-in-Architecture Program of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey