Grand Army Plaza

View all monuments in NYC Parks, as well as temporary public art installations on our NYC Public Art Map and Guide.

Ulysses Simpson Grant

Click map for directions

  • Location: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, east pier, inside archway
  • Sculptor: Thomas Eakins; William Rudolph O'Donovan
  • Description: Equestrian figure in high relief
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Cast: ca. 1894
  • Dedicated: 1901
  • Donor: City of Brooklyn
  • Inscription: [signed] W R O'DONOVAN /. & / THOMAS EAKINS / SCULPTORS./ 1893-94

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namingsoften in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, butnot necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the yearlisted reflects the date of installation.

For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8163

Directions to Grand Army Plaza

  • Grand Army Plaza Newstand
  • Arch in Grand Army Plaza
  • Fireworks in Grand Army Plaza

Was this information helpful?