Columbus Circle Compass


Just in time for the NYC Moleskine CityNotebook? 🙂 introduces a proposal and petition to install a large-scale compass rose on Columbus Circle, a major gateway to the Upper West Side. So far, the support has been very positive.

Just this week, the New York City Department of Design and Construction has forwarded this recommendation to the Central Park Conservancy as well as Olin Partnership for their consideration.

[via David McNamara]

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Update 4.21.07:

David writes:

"The idea has reached Mayor Bloomberg!

I received a letter today from Commissioner Benepe of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation reaffirming that, despite potential obstacles, the idea will be discussed with Olin Partnership.

The letter can be seen here: "