Heisser Triangle

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Bushwick-Ridgewood Memorial

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  • Location: Knickerbocker and Myrtle Aves, Bleecker St
  • Sculptor: Pietro Montana
  • Architect: Giles Greene Pollard
  • Description: Doughboy figure with integral plinth, on pedestal, tablet set in ground at proper right
  • Materials: Figure--bronze; Pedestal--Westerly granite
  • Dimensions: Figure H: 6'4½"; Pedestal H: 5' W: 2'8" D: 3'; Tablet L: 1'6" W: 1'6" (approximate)
  • Cast: 1919
  • Dedicated: November 20, 1921
  • Donor: Bushwick-Ridgewood Citizens
  • Inscription: 1) pedestal, front: "TO THE MEMORY / OF THE / BUSHWICK-RIDGEWOOD / BOYS WHO SERVED / IN THE WORLD WAR / 1917-1918"

    2) tablet: "NOV. / 11 / 1920"

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