Columbus Park

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Washington A. Roebling Memorial

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  • Location: In front of New York State Supreme Court bldg, at Montague and Court Sts
  • Sculptor: S. Hemming (bas relief)
  • Description: Bas relief plaque recessed in die
  • Materials: Bronze, granite
  • Dimensions: see memo
  • Dedicated: May 31, 1973
  • Foundry: Bronze Arts & Crafts Co, Bkln
  • Fabricator: Brooklyn Monument Co., Inc.
  • Donor: Society of Old Brooklynites
  • Inscription: WASHINGTON A. ROEBLING / BUILDER OF THE / BROOKLYN BRIDGE / 1870-1883 / THE ENGINEERING / MIRACLE OF ITS DAY: / THE LONGEST SUSPENSION / BRIDGE IN THE WORLD / SOCIETY OF OLD BROOKLYNITES / 1973 /

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