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Metropolitan Recreation Center

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/

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