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John Jay Park

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  • Location: East 76-78th Streets and Cherokee Place
  • Sculptor: Douglas Abdell
  • Architect: Thomas Balsley Associates
  • Description: Precariously balanced pieces of steel
  • Materials: Welded hot-rolled steel (painted black)
  • Dimensions: H: 7'7" W: 10'11" D: 1'10" (all approximate)
  • Cast: ca. 1979
  • Dedicated: October 1979
  • Donor: Rosenstiel Foundation

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

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