Sound/Play Sculptures

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Location:

Manhattan Square Park, Chestnut Street at Woodbury Boulevard
Rochester, NY

Material:

Steel concrete wood

Description A playground featuring big ears, eyes, a gong, slapped pipes, twist, wind reeds and parabolic benches
Other References [www.sonicarchitecture.com/frm_htm.htm] A Conversation with Bill and Mary Buchen: http://www.well.com/~couey/interactive/buchen.html New York Times article, 11/23/08, about landscape design, including Manhattan Square Park: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/23/arts/design/23shat.ht... Saving Manhattan Square Park: http://www.tclf.org/landslide/2008/manhattan/index.html