New York, New York: Giant Cartoon Man Playground Slide

Whimsical, expensive children's playground sculpture slide entitled "Playground."

Address:
W. 42nd St., New York, NY
Directions:
The big man-slide is in a small playground next to Silver Towers. In midtown Manhattan, near the Hudson River, between 11th and 12th Aves and 42nd and 41st Sts.
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New York, New York - Sliding Scale – NYC’s Playground
Giant Cartoon Man Playground Slide: A neighborhood news aggregating site recently noted that Tom Otterness' gigantic sculpture and slide combo "Playground" had become a destination for the Gotham toddler set. [08/02/2010] Complete Story...

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