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Privately Owned Public Space

Privately Owned Public SpacesCurrent Public Plaza Standards History
2007 Text Amendment 2009 Follow-up Text Amendment Inventory

  Note:

These pages present Privately Owned Public Spaces as they were described in Privately Owned Public Space: The New York City Experience, by Jerold S. Kayden, The New York City Department of City Planning, and the Municipal Art Society of New York, published by John Wiley & Sons, 2000. These pages are not regularly updated and do not describe all Privately Owned Public Spaces as they exist today.


privately owned public space: 2 lincoln square
Return to: Introduction or Clinton & Upper West Side - Manhattan CDs 4 & 7
GENERAL INFORMATION

BUILDING LOCATION
      East side of Columbus Avenue between
      East 65th and 66th Streets

PRIMARY BUILDING USE
      Residential/Community Facility

NUMBER OF STORIES   36

YEAR COMPLETED   1974

DEVELOPER
      Two Lincoln Square Associates

BUILDING ARCHITECT
      Schuman, Lichtenstein, Claman & Efron

PUBLIC SPACE DESIGNER       Superstructures

PUBLIC SPACE TYPE
      Plaza
      Covered Plaza and Mandatory Arcade
      Special Permit Plaza

ACCESS
symbol for hours - Unenclosed Covered Plaza, Mandatory Arcade and Special Permit Plaza: Open 24 hours
- Enclosed Covered Plaza:
  • 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. except
    Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas
    and New Year's
  • Closed four times a year, each
    time for four consecutive days, for
    installation of new exhibits
symbol for wheelchair access Wheelchair access
AMENITIES
COVERED PLAZA (ENCLOSED)
symbol for signage Plaque/Sign
Art Work Rotating exhibits in display cases
symbol for lighting Lighting: minimum 8 foot candles during public hours
symbol for seating 104 linear feet of benches including some with backs, 20 movable seats
symbol for plants Planting
symbol for restrooms 2 restrooms
symbol for other information - Retail frontage provide
- Skylights
COVERED PLAZA (UNENCLOSED)
symbol for lighting Lighting: minimum 8 foot candels during hours of darkness
symbol for seating 32 linear feet of benches including some with backs
symbol for plants Planting
symbol for other information Information kiosk
symbol for litter receptacles Litter receptacles
MANDATORY ARCADE SPECIAL PERMIT PLAZA
symbol for lighting Lighting, minimum 8 foot candles
SITE PLAN
site plan for 2 lincoln square

SUBWAY STATION
66th street station - 1 and 9 trains
american folk art - eva and morris feld gallery at lincoln sqaure exhibit 1

american folkl art - eva and morris feld gallery at lincoln square exhibit 2

Sources:
  • Jerold S. Kayden, The New York City Department of City Planning, and The Municipal Art Society of New York Privately Owned Public Space: The New York City Experience, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000
  • New York City Department of City Planning, Manhattan Office
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