The Lawn

Dining, sunbathing, and a multitude of activities make the Lawn NYC's favorite backyard

Bryant Park’s Lawn, where thousands of nature-starved office workers gather for lunch on any fine weekday, is planted with a rye/fescue/bluegrass mix. The Lawn is as long as a football field (300 feet) and 215 feet wide. The Lawn is occasionally closed for aeration, fertilization, or protection during wet weather.

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Why is the Lawn Closed?

One of the best features of the park is our emerald green lawn. This season, we've kept you updated on the lawn's life cycle, from installation to opening day. In this post, we explain why the lawn is sometimes closed. It can be confusing to see the lawn closed on a gorgeous day, but rest assured it's not without good reason!

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