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Grand Army Plaza

The Army: Genius of Patriotism Urging American Soldiers On To Victory map_it

  • Location: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, south façade, west pier
  • Sculptor: Frederick William MacMonnies
  • Architect: Stanford White
  • Description: Group in high relief on platform
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 22' W: 11'3¾" D: 7'4½"
  • Cast: ca. 1900
  • Dedicated: 1900
  • Foundry: LeBlanc Barbedienne
  • Donor: City of Brooklyn

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

Directions to Grand Army Plaza

  • Grand Army Plaza Newstand
  • Arch in Grand Army Plaza
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