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Joseph Pulitzer map_it

  • Location: Northeast corner
  • Sculptor: Carl Schmitz
  • Description: Tablet on plinth
  • Materials: Bronze, Quincy granite (polished)
  • Dimensions: Tablet H: 2'4" W: 1'11"; Plinth H: 8" W: 3' D: 2'7"
  • Dedicated: 1954
  • Donor: Gift
  • Inscription: NEAR THIS SPOT STOOD / THE NEW YORK WORLD BUILDING / WHOSE
    PUBLISHER / JOSEPH PULITZER / UPHELD THE HIGHEST TRADITIONS / OF
    AMERICAN JOURNALISM/

    AN IMMIGRANT / HE ROSE TO FAME AND FORTUNE / AND NEVER IN THE
    PROCESS / LOST THE COMMON TOUCH / 1954/

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