Come Out For Figment Weekend!
FIGMENT is back! Come out to the Island this Saturday and Sunday for artist designed miniature golf, the Tree House, the City of Dreams Pavilion and all of the incredible performances, music and art of FIGMENT. FIGMENT takes place all weekend, on both Saturday and Sunday.
Where Will You Watch Building 877 Implode?
This Sunday, The Trust for Governors Island will implode Building 877, the Island’s largest non-historic building and you have many options to see it live!
The building will be imploded at precisely 7:36 AM and will open up extraordinary views of the Statue of Liberty and make space for 30 glorious acres of new park and public spaces.
Governors Island will be closed to the public during the implosion, but you can still watch the action in person. To see the building come down, head to the Battery or Liberty State Park, or better yet, take a ride on the 7:30 AM Staten Island Ferry from lower Manhattan. Barring any changes in schedule, those travelling on the ferry will get a great view of the event. For those of you who prefer to watch the excitement in your pajamas, we will be livestreaming this major milestone.
The Trust wants to see what the public sees from its vantage point and invites everyone to follow the event on Twitter (@gov_island) and post pictures on Facebook (Governors Island), Flickr (Governors Island group) and Instagram (@governorsisland). Share your pictures!
Governors Island will open as it normally does on Sunday mornings at 10 AM.
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