Cadman Plaza Park

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Brooklyn War Memorial

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  • Building adorned by two large figures (heroic scale), one at either end of front façade
  • Building adorned by two large figures (heroic scale), one at either end of front façade
  • Building adorned by two large figures (heroic scale), one at either end of front façade
  • Location: Fulton and Tillary Streets
  • Sculptor: Charles Keck
  • Architect: Eggers and Higgins
  • Description: Building adorned by two large figures (heroic scale), one at either end of front façade
  • Materials: Limestone
  • Dimensions: Each figure H: 24'
  • Cast: ca. 1951
  • Dedicated: 1951
  • Donor: Contributions by firms and individuals
  • Inscription: THIS MEMORIAL DEDICATED / TO THE HEROIC MEN AND WOMEN OF THE
    BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN / WHO FOUGHT FOR LIBERTY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1941-1945 / AND ESPECIALLY TO THOSE WHO SUFFERED AND DIED / MAY THEIR SACRIFICE INSPIRE FUTURE GENERATIONS / AND LEAD TO UNIVERSAL PEACE.

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Directions to Cadman Plaza Park

  • Frisbee in the Park
  • Fresh New Ground to Walk Upon
  • Enjoying the Benches
  • Relaxing on a June Day
  • A Game of Frisbee on the Lawn
  • Frisbee in Front of the Memorial

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