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  • Location: Central Park Zoo; School building, west end of south façade
  • Sculptor: Frederick George Richard Roth
  • Architect: Aymar Embury II
  • Description: Bas-relief
  • Materials: Indiana limestone
  • Cast: 1935
  • Dedicated: 1935
  • Inscription: [signed] F G R ROTH

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Starting June 29, 2015, Central Park Drives north of 72nd Street will be permanently car-free. For more information, please visit on.nyc.gov/1MOAh40.

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