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Prospect Park

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  • Location: Entrance between East Drive and Flatbush Avenue
  • Sculptor: Frederick William MacMonnies
  • Architect: Stanford White
  • Description: Figure on pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze (green patina), Knoxville marble (rough), pink granite (polished)
  • Dimensions: Statue H: 7'8½" W: 2'6¾" D: 2' 9 1/8"; base 2'7" x 2'7"; pedestal H: 7'4" W: 6'3" D: 5'8"; two-step broad base 14'8" square; total H: 8'5"
  • Cast: ca. 1891
  • Dedicated: June 6, 1891
  • Foundry: E. Gruet
  • Donor: Citizens of Brooklyn

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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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