Madison Square Garden, New York City

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    Madison Square Park

    by mrclay2000 Updated Apr 8, 2005

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    Not to be confused with the sports arena (the Garden), Madison Square Park has likewise existed in this same rough form for over a century and a half. Crisscrossed with walkways like most of the city's larger parks, the area is a peaceful retreat without the romance of Central Park, but still with fine touches from its important neighbors. To the north is a store devoted to Christmas. To the west the clocktower and pyramidal crown of the Metropolitan Life Building are perhaps the most impressive, while the famous Flatiron Building to the south (once the world's tallest skyscraper) watches sometimes with or without a crown-to-curb advertisement. Statues of illustrious persons dot the grounds and to the west (adjacent to the park) stands the actual grave of Maj. General Worth, a hero of the Mexican War. Without the benefit of incontravertible fact, the park is also reckoned the place where baseball was born.

    Pictured clockwise from top left: Metropolitan Life Bldg, Adm. David Farragut, Met Life Bldg, Pres. Chester A. Arthur.

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    See A Concert Here

    by Yasmine03 Updated Mar 20, 2005

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    Madison Square Garden has hosted many great concerts including Bruce Springsteen's. We were there and no regrets. It was awesome! Like a mayhem.

    There is always something on. Live like a New Yorker and be part of it while you are here. Buy those tickets!

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    Madison Square Garden

    by J.I.M Written Jan 23, 2005

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    Madison Square Garden

    Madison Square Garden is a huge arena known for being where the New York Knicks basketball team play their home games, as well as the New York Rangers ice hockey team. Many major boxing fights have also taken place here.

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    Madison Square Park

    by SnoopySue Written Dec 30, 2004

    Planned as the center of a fashionable residential district, this square became a popular entertainment center after the Civil War. Main sights in this park are 1880 statue of Admiral David Farragut and statue of Roscoe Conkling.

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    Lunch time heaven

    by chodearm Updated Aug 23, 2004

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    Everyday during lunch if the weather permits I unsheath my upper half and let it see the sun while laying in the grass. The skin darkens as various views are surrounding me. The park is really well manicured, and the grass patches are lush, and make for great napping conditions. Theres a new food stand there called the Shake Shack which is made famous by the Danny Meyer restauranteer.

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    Madison Square Garden

    by bct341 Updated May 21, 2004

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    Madison Square Garden

    The home to the NY Knicks (basketball) and the NY Rangers (Hockey), the garden has seen every kind of entertainment and sporting event, to include boxing matches (Ali and Frazier) to political National Conventions.

    The current building is the fourth version of the garden which began in 1879.

    The Garden is located adjacent Penn station, so it is easy to get to by train or subway

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    Madison Square garden

    by Carmela71 Updated Jan 23, 2004

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    We had crossed this building a few times without knowing what it was, suddenly the day before we left, we saw the sign of Madison square garden lol, we nearly miss it lol

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    Madison Square

    by darthmilmo Written Oct 26, 2002

    If you're looking for a quieter park, then head to Madison Square. It's a small park where you can pass the time reading a book and watching the people walk past.

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