Frederick Johnson Playground

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Frederick E. Samuel Memorial

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  • Bronze plaque on pillar with incised, green-painted leaf at bottom in pavement
  • Bronze plaque on pillar with incised, green-painted leaf at bottom in pavement
  • Location: Tennis court #7; 7th Avenue between West 150-151 Streets
  • Sculptor: Albert Benevento
  • Description: Bronze plaque on pillar with incised, green-painted leaf at bottom in pavement
  • Materials: Bronze, concrete
  • Dimensions: H: 3'6" (approximate)
  • Cast: ca. 1986 (?)
  • Dedicated: August 11, 1992
  • Donor: DPR
  • Inscription: IN MEMORY OF / CITY COUNCILMAN FRED SAMUEL / 1921-1985 / WHOSE TIRELESS EFFORTS / HELPED TO MAKE OUR PARK / AN OASIS IN THE COMMUNITY / FRED JOHNSON PARK ASSOCIATION, INC. / MAY 31, 1986 /

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