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Marcus Garvey Park

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Fire Watch Tower

  • Location: Madison Avenue, southwest of East 121 Street
  • Architect: James Bogardus
  • Description: Frame, deck, bell
  • Materials: Cast iron, wood, iron
  • Dedicated: 1857
  • Donor: Fire Department

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namingsoften in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, butnot necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the yearlisted reflects the date of installation.

For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

Directions to Marcus Garvey Park

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