Strawberry Fields is a memorial dedicated to the famous British singer and songwriter – John Lennon. It is located in Central Park near the Dakota Apartments where Lennon lived and where he was shot in 1980. The name of the memorial is an allusion to one of the Beatles songs titled “Strawberry Fields Forever”.
The memorial was officially dedicated on the anniversary of his birthday October 9, 1985, and apart from the peace sign it also bears the word “Imagine” which is another allusion to Lennon’s music career.
On the anniversaries of his birthday and his death, the fans gather there and leave flowers and candles. The memorial is located between the 71st and the 74th street.
Closed only when the park closes: 1 am - 6 am
Coordinates 40°46'32.704" N -73°58'29.343" E