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Jersey City, New Jersey: Quiet! Water's Soul Hushes NYC

Address:
15 Park Lane S., Jersey City, NJ
Directions:
Take Washington Blvd/18th St. until you see the Staples, then turn east at the stoplight onto 14th St./Park Lane S. Drive until it ends at the waterfront and sculpture.
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Quiet! Water's Soul Hushes NYC

Sculptor Jaume Plensa says it isn't so, but it looks like "Water's Soul," his 72-foot-high head of a woman with her finger to her lips facing lower Manhattan, is New Jersey's way of telling New York to shut up.

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Water's Soul.

Water's Soul

This breathtaking sculpture along the Hudson River waterfront walkway in Jersey City is 80 feet tall. It depicts a woman's head and hand asking for silence. It was created by Jaume Plensa in Barcelona, and shipped to New Jersey in 2020. Water's Soul faces east across the Hudson River with a great view of New York City.

[Brenda, 07/13/2023]

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