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Honey Bear map_it

  • Location: Central Park Zoo; in exterior wall niche at northeast corner of zoo near Delcorte Clock
  • Sculptor: Frederick George Richard Roth
  • Description: Fountain figure on ornamented integral plinth
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 6'6"
  • Cast: ca. 1937
  • Dedicated: May 17, 1937
  • Inscription: Plaque on rock in garden:
    "HONEY BEAR" / ENDOWED IN HONOR OF / SHERRY ARMSTRONG / MY LOVELY WIFE AND BEST FRIEND / LOVE, TOM / OCTOBER 30, 2007 / FREDERICK G. R. ROTH, SCULPTOR / WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION PROJECT

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The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Troilus and Cressida will contain effects including the use of loud sounds, blank gunshots, and simulated explosions. The production will run nightly through August 14 at the Delacorte Theater (located mid-park at 80th Street on the southwest corner of the Great Lawn). Please visit the Public Theater's website for more information about the show and its special effects.
Anticipated Completion: 08/14/2016

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