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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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For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

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Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

On Saturday, March 28, the pool is closed from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. due to an event hosted at the facility. Normal scheduling will resume immediately following the event.
Anticipated Completion: 03/28/2015

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Weather

  • Fri
    Rain Likely
    48°F
  • Sat
    Chance Rain/Snow
    40°F
  • Sun
    Sunny
    42°F
  • Mon
    Chance Rain/Snow
    48°F

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