Media coverage of Bryant Park has included feature articles and highlights in The New York Times, The New York Post, The Boston Globe, New York Magazine, Crain’s, The New York Observer, The Washington Post and many others. Regional coverage has also been extensive on radio, television, and the Internet. Here are a few select articles that highlight some of the work we do.
The New York Times
April 13, 2018
March 13, 2018
Crain's New York Business
March 5, 2018
The New York Times, February 21, 2018
Record breaking warm temperatures didn't stop people from enjoying The Rink at Bryant Park.
Hindustan Times, February 14, 2018
New York City BIDs like Bryant Park Corporation can be an example for cities in India.
The Houston Chronicle, February 1, 2018
A new film profiles the community around ping pong tables in Bryant Park.
The New York Times, November 08, 2017
A residential enclave develops in the heart of the city.
The New York Times, October 15, 2017
A weekly tradition welcomes all in Bryant Park.
NBC New York, September 20, 2017
Humans are not the only creatures benefiting from Bryant Park’s gardens and trees.
Westchester Journal News, June 30, 2017
It’s summer. School’s out and vacation time is here, so it’s time to play and explore. Why not put Bryant Park on your to-do list?
DNAinfo, June 20, 2017
Grandmaster Flash will headline the Bryant Park Dance Party.
Metro NY, June 16, 2017
One of the city’s most coveted outdoor movie venues also has its own pop-up food market.
Total Landscape Care, June 7, 2017
One of my favorite parks that I went to when I was in New York last time was Bryant Park, and I’m giddy to be returning to this 9-acre square of greenery in the middle of Manhattan.
New York Times, May 9, 2017
The newly renovated bathrooms at Bryant Park, which The Times has described as the “Tiffany’s of public restrooms,” reopened last month after a $280,000 makeover.
Wall Street Journal, April 28, 2017
At Manhattan’s Bryant Park from June 1-3, the Scooper Bowl will give patrons the opportunity to taste unlimited samples from more than a dozen brands.
Time, April 28, 2017
A newly-renovated public
restroom located in New York City’s Bryant Park features bright floral
arrangements, framed artwork and the sounds of classical music — albeit
interspersed with the whine of electronic hand dryers.
New York Times, April 15, 2017
Bryant Park, a six-acre oasis set among Manhattan skyscrapers, packs in the crowds with its winter ice rink and holiday shops, summer movie nights, smorgasbord of artisanal fare and rustic lunch tables and chairs under stately London plane trees.
Commercial Observer, April 4 2017
New York-based global investment adviser Marathon Asset Management thought big—perhaps too big—when it signed a lease at One Bryant Park nine years ago.
TimeOut, January 3, 2017
We’re calling it now—the new fitness trend of 2017 is “Exerskating.” If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to sweat more and Netflix less, Bryant Park is here to help. (FYI: The landmark is known for its bevy of year-round and free outdoor workouts.)
CBS New York, August 5, 2016
A stark contrast is observable between several parks run by the City of New York and one that is not.
Engineering News Record, October 6, 2016
Office tower uses innovative design and construction elements to
create a unique identity for owners and tenants in a prized Manhattan location.
Wall Street Journal, September 19, 2016
Union Square Hospitality Group to run eatery and catering venue during months when the skating rink is up.
New York Times, April 6, 2016
As the weather turns nicer, New York City parks are rolling out an array of free performances to be enjoyed in the sunshine. The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy and Bryant Park Presents announced their spring and summer programming on Wednesday, including movies, concerts, dance and theater.
New York Daily News, November 13, 2015
Each year it takes a lot of effort, manpower and
coordination to transform Bryant Park’s lawn into a skating rink.
The Guardian, August 14, 2015
Bryant Park’s Reading Room produces a variety of literary
themed events, free to the public, throughout the summer.
ABC7, August 13, 2015
Public restrooms are all too commonly associated with questionable smells and insufficient amounts of sandpapery toilet paper. Get ready for Bryant Park’s toilets to flush these preconceived notions down the drain. Setting the “gold standard,” as former parks commissioner Adrain Benepe has noted, Bryant Park’s public restrooms were named No. 1 in the world by Virtual Tourist in 2011.
Commercial Observer, July 22, 2015
In 2010, long before shovels were in the ground at an empty lot across the street from Bryant Park, three titans of the real estate industry came together to celebrate.
New York Post, July 20, 2015
PBC USA Real Estate has achieved a milestone at 452 Fifth Ave. Two small but precious penthouse-floor leases have brought to 100 percent occupancy the 865,000 square-foot tower the company bought for just $330 million in 2010.
The New York Times, June 24, 2015
Bryant Park Presents Modern Dance returns for a second year in Midtown.
National Real Estate Investor, October 22, 2014
Bryant Park is cited as one of many parks around the nation
increasing property values and improving quality of life.
The New York Times, September 19, 2013
Bryant Park held its First Annual Square Dance, inviting the public to the park to do-si-do on the park’s lawn.
The New York Times, June 26, 2013
The Accordions Around the World series in Bryant Park
invites multiple accordionists to the park each week to show off their talent. The series will close out the season with a large accordion celebration
featuring 75 accordionists in the park at once.
Wall Street Journal, June 12, 2013
High-wire artist Philippe Petit visited the Bryant Park
Reading Room to show off his famous knots and to discuss his book, “Why
Knot? How to Tie More Than Sixty Ingenious, Useful, Beautiful, Lifesaving, and Secure Knots.”
New York Times, October 2, 2012
Since the park’s renovation in the 1990s, Bryant Park’s
neighborhood has become one of the most in-demand markets for office space in
New York City. A study conducted by Jones Lang LaSalle claimed that the
“park itself is the nucleus of this submarket” and found that
commercial real estate has soared as a result in recent years.
New York Daily News, April 12, 2012
Now you can relax and recharge your laptops at the same time.
New York Daily News, September 11, 2011
A sea of empty seats, 2,753 in all, flooded the lawn of
Bryant Park in waves of loss Sunday. A poignant exhibition featured one vacant
folding chair for each person who died at the World Trade Center ten years ago.
New York Daily News, August 3, 2011
The veteran guards pace the park behind the New York Public
Library with an eye for items left behind by absent-minded guests - laptops, cell phones, shopping bags, purses.
Metro, October 13, 2010
Bryant Park was named as one of the 10 best “Great
Public Spaces” in the nation yesterday by the American Planning Association.
New York Times Blog, July 2, 2010
The public bathroom in Bryant Park could be voted best
bathroom in the country.
Worldmag, April 24, 2010
The Bryant Park Corporation is one of the best-known and
most successful business improvement districts (BIDs), in which a private
entity takes over the management of a public space. Biederman took over Bryant Park in 1986, crowding out drug dealers and bringing in movies and restaurants and Broadway music and ice skating to make it one of the biggest and most successful BID ventures.
Patrol Magazine, July 7, 2009
lunching office drone a substantial drink of nature without being large enough
to significantly obstruct traffic patterns, Bryant Park works beautifully with the pace of urban life.