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Public art is an integral component of Hudson River Park. The Park’s design process has included the creation and installation of place-specific public sculpture in a number of locations. In addition, the Park also proudly hosts two public memorials that were carefully planned to be integrated into the Park landscape, as well as other permanent installations that enhance the Park environment.

Did you know that the Pier 40 was built in the early 1960s as a passenger ship terminal for the Holland-America lines? In the lobby, you’ll find a large public mural that dates to this original pier use. The Shipping Mural, by Dutch artist Frank Nix, is a beautiful ceramic work that depicts ports of call and different ocean liners.

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Crab Week is a weeklong crustacean celebration from July 14-20.

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