Columbus Park

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Dr. Sun Yat-sen Monument

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  • Location: Bayard Street between Baxter Street and Mulberry Street
  • Sculptor: Lu Chun-Hsiung
  • Architect: Michael Kang and WXY Studio
  • Description: . Bronze figure (heroic size) of Dr. Sun Yat-sen; proper left hand holding a hat. Granite pedestal, with inscription at middle of east and west side.
  • Materials: Figure--bronze; pedestal--granite (absolute black, thermal finish)
  • Dimensions: Figure: H: 6'11" W: 2'5" D: 1'6"; Pedestal H 7'8" W: 6'3" D: 6'3"
  • Cast: 2011
  • Dedicated: 11/12/2019
  • Foundry: Chain Chi Art Bronze Statue Co., Ltd.
  • Fabricator: Pedestal: Ottovino Stone Corp
  • Donor: Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association; The Republic of China
  • Inscription: West side of pedestal: DR. SUN YAT-SEN / 1866 - 1925 / FOUNDER OF THE / REPUBLIC OF CHINA

    East side of pedestal: "All Under Heaven Are Equal" rendered in Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s own calligraphy with his personal stamp adjacent. / ALL UNDER HEAVEN ARE EQUAL

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