Nicholas Baume

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.


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.