[PHOTOS] A Giant Wheat Field Was Planted Over What is Now Battery Park City in 1982

Wheatfield - A Confrontation: Battery Park Landfill, Lower Manhattan was an interesting public art project in 1982 by author and artist Agnes Denes in which a large wheat field was planted on the the Battery Park landfill. The land was created using dirt excavated during the construction of the World Trade Center, and would later become what we now know as the modern neighborhood of Battery Park City.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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