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Prospect Park

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  • Location: East Plaza Street, east of Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
  • Sculptor: Frederick William MacMonnies
  • Architect: Stanford White
  • Description: Equestrian figure on pedestal embellished with relief eagle on front, four medallions (two on each side)
  • Materials: Figure, eagle, and medallions--bronze; pedestal--pink Milford granite with steps of Milford granite alternating with Green's Landing granite
  • Dimensions: Statue H: 17' W: 4'8¾" D: 12'7¾"; Pedestal H: 11'10¾" W: 10'5¾" D: 18'4"
  • Cast: ca. 1905
  • Dedicated: May 30, 1905
  • Foundry: E. Gruet
  • Donor: Brooklyn City Legislature

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

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Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

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The Prospect Park Well House is under reconstruction in order to build a new composting latrine. The park remains open while the building gets reconstructed.
Anticipated Completion: Winter 2015

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Starting July 6, 2015, Prospect Park's West Drive will be permanently car-free after 9 a.m. on weekdays and 24 hours a day on weekends and holidays. For more information, please visit on.nyc.gov/1MOAh40.

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