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New York, New York: LGBTQ+ Memorial

A series of rocks with prisms in the center that glow with rainbow colors at night. The largest rock is split down the middle; squeeze through it if you can!

479 West St., New York, NY
In Hudson River Park along the Hudson River, on the west side of West St. between Bethune and W. 12th Sts.
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A beautiful and simple landscaped memorial stands in Hudson River Park on the Hudson River between Bethune and West 12th Streets. It is a series of rocks with prisms in the center that light up rainbow colors at night. In the center of the two largest rocks is a quote. You can stick your head in to read it or, if you're skinny enough, shimmy through!

[Gary Spino, 10/23/2023]

A dull, traditional tribute would merely bolt a plaque to a rock. We appreciate memorials that use rocks in new and creative ways.

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