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Soldiers and Sailors Monument map_it

  • Sculptor: Paul E. Duboy
  • Architect: Charles & Arthur Stoughton
  • Description: Ornamental circular temple
  • Materials: East Dorset Vermont marble (see memo)
  • Dimensions: H: 100' D: 50'
  • Dedicated: May 30, 1902
  • Fabricator: Cullen and Dwyer
  • Donor: Act of Legislature
  • Inscription: Plaque: ERECTED BY / THE CITY OF NEW YORK / TO COMMEMORATE THE VALOR / OF THE / SOLDIERS AND SAILORS / WHO IN THE CIVIL WAR / FOUGHT IN DEFENSE OF THE UNION. /

    Plaque: SOLDIERS' AND SAILORS' MEMORIAL MONUMENT / OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK / COMMISSIONERS, / ROBERT A. VAN WYCK, MAYOR. / GEORGE C. CLAUSEN, PRESIDENT, PARK BOARD. / JOHN W. GOFF, RECORDER. BIRD S. COLER, COMPTROLLER. / JOSEPH A. GOULDEN, CHAIRMAN, MEMORIAL COMMITTEE. / GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC. / ARCHITECTS, / CHARLES W. STOUGHTON, ARTHUR A. STOUGHTON, PAUL E. DUBOY. / BUILDERS, CULLEN AND DWYER. /

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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The northernmost A-dock at the 79th Street Boat Basin is currently closed to public access for structural enhancements. The dock will be further supported with non-wood pilings and a new wave screen.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2015

Riverside Park Weather

  • Wed
    Heavy Rain
    90°F
  • Thu
    Chance Showers
    81°F
  • Fri
    Sunny
    82°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    82°F

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