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American Merchant Mariners' Memorial by Marisol.
Just a little farther north of the World Financial Center, step into the art-filled lobby of Conrad New York to see the stunning 13-story tapestry by Sol LeWitt. From there, head back toward the World Trade Center complex to see Balloon Flower (Red) by Jeff Koons at 7 WTC Park. (below)
One last work, appropriate for a long walk, is the wraparound construction site mural - Walking Men 99 (below) at 99 Church St, part of the Re:Construction public art program of the Downtown Alliance. The work by artist Maya Barkai depicts the various pedestrian traffic light signs from cities all over the world.
This is a walk for pedestrians, but it's hardly a pedestrian walk.
View Connect the Dots: A Self-Guided Public Art Walk in Lower Manhattan: in a larger map
Images by Walking Off the Big Apple.