PHOTOS: Sparse Lower Manhattan from coronavirus

in a relatively empty Washington Square Park on Sunday morning, a band still entertains. (Photos by Tequila Minsky)

Here are some scenes from an increasingly shut down and sparse Lower Manhattan in recent days, as more people try to avoid crowds because of COVID-19.

A time for meditation in the sunlight on Spring Street outside of Vesuvio Playground.
St. Anthony of Padua statue outside the Parish office across Thompson St. from St. Anthony of Padua Church.
Handbag sellers were still out on Canal Street.