New York, New York: Five Painted Berlin Wall Slabs (Gone)

Five slabs of Cold War Berlin were arranged side-by-side in the lobby of a midtown office building.

Directions:
Just inside the lobby entrance of 520 Madison Ave., which is on the north side of E. 53rd St. just east of Madison Ave.
Hours:
DEc. 2017: Slabs removed
Status:
Gone

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Five Painted Berlin Wall Slabs

The Berlin Wall slabs have been moved into storage.

[Miguel, 09/29/2018]

The Wall slabs were removed in December 2017. At the time the owner promised to move them to another public spot in New York City, but they've thus far remained out of sight.

Berlin Wall sections.

Berlin Wall Remnant

The five sections of the Berlin Wall on 53rd Street [are lit after dark].

[Jerome Strauss, 03/21/2012]

Berlin Wall section.

Berlin Wall Remnant

Section of the Berlin Wall is on display in a "vest pocket park" on 53rd Street between 5th and Lexington Avenues, across the street from the College of Design and Fashion.

Some chairs and tables are provided to contemplate this relic of the good old Cold War days.

[Olive E Thomas, 01/13/2007]

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