Construction of the New York City AIDS Memorial is now underway at the recently named New York City AIDS Memorial Park at St. Vincent’s Triangle.
We deeply appreciate the decision by Mayor de Blasio and Parks Commissioner Silver to officially name the park “The New York City AIDS Memorial Park at St. Vincent’s Triangle.”
New York City is going to officially name the park once memorial construction is completed and the site is turned over. We want to have a say in its naming.
Governor Commits $500,000 to Help Fund the New York City AIDS Memorial
The US artist Jenny Holzer, who is known for her LED light pieces and truisms carved into stone, is contributing to a new app linked to a memorial in New York commemorating the men, women and children who have died from HIV/AIDS.
It all began with a question: Why didn’t New York City have a proper memorial to mark the many who had experienced HIV and AIDS in the city over the decades.
Designed by Studio a+i, a Brooklyn-based architecture firm, the memorial will feature an 18-foot steel canopy that will serve as a gateway to the new St. Vincent’s Hospital Park at the intersection of West 12th Street and Greenwich Avenue in the West Village.
In an atmosphere of both celebration and anxiety, a capital campaign for the New York City AIDS Memorial was formally launched at a March 27 press conference…
The New York City AIDS Memorial planned for Greenwich Village has emerged sleeker, lighter, more sculptural and a lot less verdant after months of scrutiny by city agencies.
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