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American Veterans Memorial Pier

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  • Location: 69th Street Pier (American Veterans Memorial Pier), Bay Ridge
  • Sculptor: Robert Ressler
  • Description: Over-life size sculpture, symbolic speaking-trumpet, with interior lamp; on concrete plinth
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 25'; Circumference at base: 8'
  • Cast: 2004
  • Dedicated: May 16, 2005
  • Foundry: Bedi-Makky Foundry, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
  • Donor: Brooklyn Remembers, Inc.
  • Inscription: BROOKLYN REMEMBERS... FOR THOSE LOST ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 /

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For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

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