New York, New York: The Andy Monument (Gone)

Chrome-plated 10-ft. tall statue of Andy Warhol stood near a former Factory location, and where he was shot. Taken down September 4, 2012.

Northeast corner of E. 17th St. and Broadway.

Visitor Tips and News About The Andy Monument

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

The Andy Monument.

The Andy Warhol Monument

I was going to Barnes & Noble and I noticed this on Union Square.

[Carol Jacob, 04/27/2011]

The Andy Monument.

The Andy Monument

Before Michael Jackson was the King of Pop, Andy Warhol was the King of Pop Art. Standing ten-feet tall, plated in chrome, a statue of lanky Warhol assumes a casual stance atop a pedestal at the northwest corner of Union Square. A Polaroid camera dangles from his neck, and in his hand he holds a Bloomingdale shopping bag (Andy would stand near this spot handing out copies of his Interview Magazine that he carried in a similar bag). The location for "The Andy Monument" was chosen, in part, because it's outside one of his former Factory studios, and because it's where frustrated playwright Valerie Solanas tried to murder him in 1968. Andy (the statue) is scheduled to remain until at least October 2, 2011.

[ Team, 04/02/2011]

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

New York Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Houston's Miracle Water: Angel-Approved, New Market, Tennessee (Oct 18-24, 2021)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now


Favorite Quirky City Sights