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Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Highlights

Arthur Ashe Stadium

This stadium honors tennis player Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. (1943-1993). Born in Richmond, Virginia, Ashe began playing tennis at the age of ten. In 1966 he graduated from… Read More

Buzz Vollmer Playground

This playground honors Arnold H. “Buzz” Vollmer (1915-1995), a native New Yorker who became a leading designer of bridges, highways, and parks, working closely… Read More

Casey Stengel Plaza

This plaza, in front of Gate D at Shea Stadium, is named for Charles Dillon “Casey” Stengel (1890-1975), Hall of Famer and former New York Mets manager. As a… Read More

Column of Jerash

King Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan presented this 30 foot-high marble column to the New York World’s Fair Corporation and City of New York on the… Read More

Ederle Amphitheater

This amphitheater honors Gertrude Ederle, an Olympic swimmer, who began her career in the cold waters off the coast of Brooklyn, and set world’s records at the age… Read More

Etched Granite Pavement

New York-based artist Matt Mullican (b. 1951) created this granite panel on which is etched the history of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park’s development, from… Read More

Flushing Bay Promenade

Once home to Matinecock Native Americans, Flushing Bay has long been an important waterfront in New York City. The Matinecocks, and the European settlers who eventually… Read More

Form Sculpture

This sinuous, abstract and kinetic stainless steel sculpture, known as Form , was created by Jose de Rivera for the New York World’s Fair of 1964-65 held in this… Read More

Forms in Transit Sculpture

Located on the grounds of the New York Hall of Science, this distinctive sculpture, dating to 1964, is by the modernist sculptor Theodore Roszak (1907–1981). It was… Read More

Freedom of the Human Spirit Statue

Freedom of the Human Spirit , a massive bronze statue depicting a male and a female nude with wild swans soaring skyward, was sculpted by Marshall Fredericks… Read More

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