Hang out in hammocks in Flatiron District this holiday season

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Looking to take a break from the New York City bustle and cherish the holiday season? Hang out on a hammock in front of the Flatiron Building!

Not only will you be able to kick your feet up and relax, but the enticing scenic backdrops of the Flatiron Building and Empire State Building add to the unusual experience.


This year's centerpiece in the annual "23 Days of Flatiron Cheer" festival is the Flatiron Sky-Line, an interactive installation catching everyone's attention.

Suspended from arches constructed of white powder-coated steel tubes with LED lights, the hammocks allow visitors to relax and gaze upon the district's architectural sights.

The fascinating design was selected by a curated list of designers and architects at the annual Flatiron Plaza Holiday Design competition.

LOT, an architectural and design firm based in New York City and Greece and directed by principals Eleni Petaloti and Leonidas Trampoukis, is responsible for the engaging structure.

The 23-day event features free, holiday-themed attractions such as a neighborhood-wide photo scavenger hunt, performances, contests, hot beverage giveaways and much more.

Swing on by the North Public Plaza, in the shadow of the famed Flatiron Building, and enjoy the festivities now until December 23 from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. The hammocks will be open to the public until January 2.
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