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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Grand Army Plaza

Ulysses Simpson Grant map_it

  • Location: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, east pier, inside archway
  • Sculptor: Thomas Eakins; William Rudolph O'Donovan
  • Description: Equestrian figure in high relief
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Cast: ca. 1894
  • Dedicated: 1901
  • Donor: City of Brooklyn
  • Inscription: [signed] W R O'DONOVAN /. & / THOMAS EAKINS / SCULPTORS./ 1893-94

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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

Directions to Grand Army Plaza

  • Grand Army Plaza Newstand
  • Arch in Grand Army Plaza
  • Fireworks in Grand Army Plaza

Grand Army Plaza Weather

  • Tue
    Light Snow
    28°F
  • Wed
    Blowing Snow
    30°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    30°F
  • Fri
    Chance Flurries
    35°F

7-day forecast

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