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Located Close to the Artists' Gate in Central Park is an imposing bronze sculpture that honors distinguished Cuban illuminary José Julián Martí. Credited to American sculptor Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington, the statue was created with the help of dark barre granite and bronze. The main sculpture rests on a granite pedestal that has inscriptions. The statue of José Julián Martí depicts the final moments of his life when he was fatally injured in the battle against Spain. Apart from being a warrior, he was also a distinguished poet. Because of this, it is befitting that his figurine is one of the sculptures guarding the Artists' Gate.
Located near the southwestern corner of Central Park, Umpire Rock also known as Rat Rock was named after the rats that used to throng this place at night. It is a 55 feet (17 meters) wide and 15 feet (4.6 meters) tall rock with several crevices caused by glaciation millions of years ago. Visitors at the park come here to climb this massive natural structure and get amazing views of the park around them.
Opened in 2006, the Jerry Orbach Theater is known for hosting some of the finest and the most entertaining shows in New York. Situated inside the Theater Center which is a huge facility, the Jerry Orbach Theater accommodates 200 people and has comfortable seating for all. A good place to catch some really good live and entertaining shows.
World Stages is located in the World Wide Plaza and consists of five off Broadway theaters. It is constructed on the place of the earlier Madison Square Garden. This air-conditioned theater has around 199 seats The massive venue also boasts of nine dressing rooms on three separate locations. Wheelchair accessible restrooms and wheelchair seating are also available. It also has automated ticketing, elevators, cafe and bar and galleries. For information on forthcoming attractions visit the website.
This powerhouse in the modern art world doubles as one of the best-known museums on the globe. Its galleries burst with intriguing exhibits showcasing mediums ranging from painting and drawing to print and illustration. Photography fans will also find a lot to love at the MoMA (Museum of Modern Art). Classic artworks closely associated with the museum include Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe and Pablo Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. Should your appetite for food begin to compete with your appetite for art, there is a charming restaurant on site, as well as a gift shop to browse on your way out.