The 10 Coolest New York Art Sites You Didn’t Know About

Subway Map Floating on a NY Sidewalk

In the 1980s, when Soho was just a wasteland populated by poor artists, the late developer Tony Goldman had a clairvoyance that the area would one day be important. He commissioned Francoise Schein in 1985 to install Subway Map Floating on a NY Sidewalk, on the then-dreary Greene Street. The work is now a symbol of his legacy to art and the City of New York.