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Friedel Memorial Drinking Fountain map_it

  • Location: Runners Gate, 90th Street and 5th Avenue
  • Sculptor: Mark Rabinowitz
  • Description: Drinking fountain with basin in form of dog
  • Materials: Black granite, black marble
  • Dimensions: H: 3'3'" W: 1'8" D: 3' 3"
  • Cast: 1992
  • Dedicated: December 6, 1992
  • Donor: Jeanette and Peter Kriendler
  • Inscription: Around rim of fountain]:

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The East 72nd St Playground is closed for construction. It will reopen this summer. Central Park Conservancy is renovating the playground to improve its accessibility and connection to the park's landscape. Please visit the Central Park Conservancyfor more information.

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