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Cadman Plaza Park

Brooklyn Korean War Veterans Plaza map_it

  • Architect: George P. Vellonakis
  • Description: Plaza, gate with three steps and wheelchair ramp, flagstaff on base, benches
  • Materials: Gate and flagstaff base--granite; Steps and wheelchair ramp--concrete
  • Dimensions: Flagstaff H: 37'
  • Cast: 1992
  • Dedicated: November 11, 1992
  • Fabricator: A. Ottavino Corp.
  • Donor: Korean War Memorial Committee
  • Inscription: West Pier:
    KOREAN WAR / VETERANS / PLAZA / LEST / WE / FORGET /
    (Honor Roll)

    East Pier:
    KOREAN WAR / VETERANS / PLAZA / IN MEMORY OF THOSE / BROOKLYN HEROES WHO / MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE / DURING THE KOREAN WAR / JUNE 26, 1950 TO JULY 27, 1953 / THEY WILL REMAIN IN OUR / HEARTS AND MINDS FOREVER / KOREAN WAR VETERAN CHAPTER #171 / BROOKLYN NY /

    Front and rear of flagstaff base:
    TO HONOR ALL / WHO SERVED / KOREAN WAR / 1950 - 1953


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

Directions to Cadman Plaza Park

  • A New Walkway
  • Frisbee in the Park
  • Fresh New Ground to Walk Upon
  • Enjoying the Benches
  • Relaxing on a June Day
  • A Game of Frisbee on the Lawn
  • Frisbee in Front of the Memorial

Cadman Plaza Park Weather

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  • Sun
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