Manhattanhenge: The Sun, The City And A Special Rendezvous
Manhattanhenge – sometimes referred to as the Manhattan Solstice – is a semiannual occurrence in which the setting sun aligns with the east–west streets of the main street grid in the borough of Manhattan in New York City - usually around May 28 and July 12 or July 13 – spaced evenly around summer solstice.
http://theaccessiblecity.com/category/public-space-projects/ In 2007, artist Mark Reigelman installed Stair Squares on the front steps of Brooklyn’s Borough Hall. Photo by Mark Reigelman via Web Urbanist
With five boroughs packed with renowned entertainment destinations, restaurants, and historical landmarks, even New Yorkers born-and-raised around New York City probably haven't seen it all! Whether you're looking to visit some new locations on a day trip, or are planning a first city trip for a child or friend, use our New York City Visitor's Guide to help make the adventure as memorable as possible!
The Berlin-Dahlem Botanical Garden and Botanical Museum (German: Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem) is a botanical garden in the German capital city of Berlin, with an area of 43 hectares and around 22,000 different plant species. The garden is located in the Dahlem neighborhood of the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf. It was constructed between 1897 and 1910, under the guidance of architect Adolf Engler, in order to present exotic plants returned from German colonies.