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Central Park

Johann Christoph Friedrich Von Schiller map_it

  • Location: North end of mall
  • Sculptor: C.L. Richter
  • Description: Portrait bust on pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze, Saguenan red granite
  • Dedicated: 1859
  • Donor: Cannstatter Volkfest Verin

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

For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

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Central Park Weather

  • Mon
    Increasing Clouds
  • Tue
    Chance Light Rain
  • Wed
    Chance Light Rain and Areas Fog then Chance T-storms
  • Thu
    Mostly Sunny and Breezy then Sunny

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