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Jumbo sand castle comes to Downtown Manhattan (slide show)

In conjunction with Water Street Pops, an event series happening downtown this summer, sculptor Matt Long creates a 16-foot-high sand castle.

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Sand castle by Matt Long in the Financial District

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Sand castle by Matt Long in the Financial District

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Sand castle by Matt Long in the Financial District

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Sand castle by Matt Long in the Financial District

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Sand castle by Matt Long in the Financial District

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Sand castle by Matt Long in the Financial District

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Sand castle by Matt Long in the Financial District

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Sand castle by Matt Long in the Financial District

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Sand castle by Matt Long in the Financial District

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Sand castle by Matt Long in the Financial District

  • Photograph: Filip Wolak

    Sand castle by Matt Long in the Financial District

Photograph: Filip Wolak

Sand castle by Matt Long in the Financial District

Here's a sight your crew definitely won't want to miss: A 16-foot-high sand castle by sand sculptor Matt Long (he worked on our cover back in 2007!) has taken up residence on Water Street near 1 New York Plaza. Part of Water Street Pops, a summerlong series in downtown Manhattan, the work of art will be on display through August 12. Want to keep the sand castle theme going? Check out upcoming sand-sculpting competitions at Rockaway Beach and on Coney Island.


 



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