Pretty Paley Park, NYC

This 20-foot waterfall just steps from the MoMA, is like a lovely little lanai in the midst of midtown Manhattan

Midtown-Manhattan oasis

This 20-foot waterfall on 53rd Street and 5th Avenue, just steps from the MoMA, is like a lovely little lanai in the midst of midtown Manhattan. 

Surrounded by highrises, this “pocket” park is just that … a place to tuck into … a spot of calm and splash of serene amidst the concrete mass … like a bolt of bright fabric that peeks out of the breast pocket of a solid suit.

The tiny space is all about the waterfall; sleek and enticing, it draws you in and then muffles the clamor of the city. A wet hug. φ

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