Christopher Columbus

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American Archaeologist Claims To Have Found Remnants Of Shipwrecked Santa Maria

An American archaeologist says he’s located what’s left of the famous vessel, lying in the ocean since 1492.

05/14/2014

Columbus Circle Art Installation (credit: Stan Brooks/1010 WINS)

Columbus Circle ‘Living Room’ Ready To Open To The Public

Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi has constructed an 810-square-foot living room offering spectacular views of mid-Manhattan at one of its busiest intersections.

09/19/2012

View of Columbus Circle Statue (credit: CBS 2)

Columbus Circle Public Art Project Has Some Italian-Americans Upset

The project is being built by Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi and supporters said it should not be viewed as offensive because it will allow New Yorkers and visitors alike to get an up-close look at Columbus high above the circle.

08/20/2012

Living room under construction in Columbus Circle - Aug 14, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Living Room Under Construction In The Middle Of Columbus Circle

If you’ve driven around Columbus Circle lately, you’ve noticed something happening. They’re building something big around the statue in the middle.

08/15/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘The Columbus Affair’

For this week’s summer Beach Reads segment, WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack spoke with New York Times best-selling author Steve Berry.

07/19/2012