Grand Army Plaza

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The Army: Genius of Patriotism Urging American Soldiers On To Victory

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  • Location: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, south façade, west pier
  • Sculptor: Frederick William MacMonnies
  • Architect: Stanford White
  • Description: Group in high relief on platform
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 22' W: 11'3¾" D: 7'4½"
  • Cast: ca. 1900
  • Dedicated: 1900
  • Foundry: LeBlanc Barbedienne
  • Donor: City of Brooklyn

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Grand Army Plaza

The Bailey Fountain is turned off in preparation for the plaza's renovation, which is slated to begin in July 2022. Visit the Prospect Park Capital Projects Tracker to learn more about the project.

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