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Holocaust Memorial Park

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Holocaust Memorial Mall

  • Location: Sheepshead Bay; West End Ave. betw. Shore Blvd. & Emmons Ave.
  • Sculptor: George P. Vellonakis (designer)
  • Architect: George P. Vellonakis
  • Description: Tower consisting of brickwork partially concealing fourteen vertical bars supporting crown with beacon at top, three-tiered base, horizontal marker, approximately one hundred rough-hewn varisized vertical markers, two evergreen trees, evergreen shrubs
  • Materials: Brickwork--stone; bars (and crown?)--steel (rusticated); beacon--bronze; base and markers--granite
  • Dimensions: Horizontal marker L: 21'
  • Cast: ca. 1997
  • Dedicated: June 22, 1997
  • Donor: Brooklyn Borough President's Office
  • Inscription: 1) encircling crown: "['Remember' in English and Hebrew?]"

    2a) top tier of base, counterclockwise: "POLAND [...]"

    2b) middle tier of base, counterclockwise: "GERMANY [...] HUNGARY"

    2c) bottom tier of base, counterclockwise: " AUSTRIA [...] DENMARK [...]"

    3) horizontal marker: "[...]"

    4) vertical markers: "[...]"

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