Painted CorTen steel
15 x 15 x 15 feet
Collection: City of New York
Astor Place Traffic Island Lafayette Street at 8th Street
© Tony Rosenthal/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
Tony Rosenthal "Alamo", 1967, was first installed at Astor Place as part of Doris C. Freedman's "Sculpture in Environment" installation, sponsored by the New York City Administration of Recreation and Cultural Affairs.
Tony Rosenthal "Alamo", 1967 is most often referred to as the "Astor Place Cube", the Monumental 15' Rotating Black CorTen Steel Cube, poised on its tip. "Alamo" was the first permanent contemporary outdoor Sculpture installed in the City of New York.
Tony Rosenthal's "Alamo", 1967 was the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Tony Rosenthal, Official Website
Smithsonian American Art Museum Art Inventory Catalog Entry
NYC Press Release Regarding Restoration of Alamo in 2005
New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
Tony Rosenthal Public Art
Tony Rosenthal New York Public Art
Tony Rosenthal Museum Collections