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Metropolitan Pool Tablet map_it

  • Location: Metropolitan and Bedford Avenues
  • Architect: Henry Bacon
  • Description: Tablet with incised letters
  • Materials: Marble (polished)
  • Dimensions: H: 46" W: 39"
  • Dedicated: 1922
  • Fabricator: Nugent Construction Corp.
  • Donor: Purchase
  • Inscription: PUBLIC BATH / ERECTED A.D. 1922 / EDWARD RIEGELMANN / PRESIDENT OF
    THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN / JOSEPH A. GUIDER / COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC
    WORKS / JAMES J. BYRNE / SUPERINTENDANT OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS / HENRY
    BACON / ARCHITECT / NUGENT CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION / BUILDERS/

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.

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