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Abraham De Peyster Statue
This impressive bronze portrait statue, created by American sculptor George Edwin Bissell (1839-1920), depicts Mayor Abraham D...

Battery Park
Located at the southern tip of Manhattan with ready access to the harbor and the Hudson River, Battery Park is where the histo...

Photo of the Coast Guard Memorial in Battery Park

Benjamin Franklin
Located opposite City Hall Park, at the intersection of Park Row and the Brooklyn Bridge approach, this impressive sculpture o...

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
"There may be finer views than this in the world, but I don't believe it," said President Abraham Lincoln in 1864, when he e...

Carmine Street Mural
This mural was painted in August 1987 by famed graffiti artist Keith Haring (1958–1990) on the wall that adjoins the Car...

Photo of Carmine Street Pool Mural

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