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Bowling Green Park

Whitehall Street & Broadway
New York, NY 10004

Neighborhood: Lower Manhattan

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Bowling Green is a small public park located in Lower Manhattan. The park is located at Broadway and Whitehall St. It is  the oldest park in New York City dating back it’s origins in 1733. The Bowling Green park is shaped like a teardrop and has it’s original 18th-century fence still intact. For visitors interested in the financial beginnings of this great city, the Bowling Green is the home of the Charging Bull, a bronze sculpture weighing a modest 7100 lb. The bull is a symbol of aggressive financial optimism and prosperity. The artist Arturo Di Modica, designed it to signify the tenacity of the bankers during the day. The historical significance of the Bowling Green Park makes it a hot tourist attraction bringing in over thousands a day.

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