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Aristotle

  • Location: 30th Avenue between 29th & 30th Streets
  • Sculptor: George V. Tsaras
  • Architect: Pedestal: Chris Vilardi, Artistic Solutions, Inc.
  • Description: Bronze bust on granite pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze and Cold Mountain Green granite
  • Dimensions: Bust, H: 34" W: 25" D: 16; Sub-base, H: 3.5" W: 15.25" D: 12.75"; Pedestal, H: 5'
  • Dedicated: April 5, 2008
  • Donor: The People of Chalkidiki and Athens Square, Inc.
  • Inscription: ARISTOTLE / A GIFT FROM THE PEOPLE OF / CHALKIDIKI, GREECE / TO THE PEOPLE OF / THE CITY OF NEW YORK / VASILIOS VASILAKIS / GOVERNOR OF CHALKIDIKI / MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG / MAYOR OF NEW YORK / 2008

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

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