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Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Soul In Flight: Arthur Ashe Memorial map_it

  • Location: United States National Tennis Center
  • Sculptor: Eric Fischl
  • Architect: Mark Sullivan
  • Description: Standing male figure, left arm pointing upward, with integral plinth bolted to a plate on a footing, surrounded by a planting bed contained within low wall bearing inscriptions
  • Materials: Figure--bronze; plate---brass; footing---concrete
  • Dimensions: Figure H: 14'
  • Cast: 2000
  • Dedicated: August 28, 2000
  • Foundry: Polich Art Works
  • Inscription: FROM WHAT WE GET, WE CAN MAKE A LIVING; WHAT WE GIVE, HOWEVER, MAKES A LIFE. [quotation attributed to Arthur Ashe]

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Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

The swimming pools are undergoing annual maintenance soon. From Monday, October 5 to Sunday, October 25, all the pools at the Aquatics Center are closed. They will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, October 26. The ice rink is not affected. Thank you for your patience!
Anticipated Completion: 10/25/2015

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