Metropolitan Recreation Center

View all monuments in NYC Parks, as well as temporary public art installations on our NYC Public Art Map and Guide.

Metropolitan Pool Tablet

Click map for directions

  • Location: Metropolitan and Bedford Avenues
  • Architect: Henry Bacon
  • Description: Tablet with incised letters
  • Materials: Marble (polished)
  • Dimensions: H: 46" W: 39"
  • Dedicated: 1922
  • Fabricator: Nugent Construction Corp.
  • Donor: Purchase
  • Inscription: PUBLIC BATH / ERECTED A.D. 1922 / EDWARD RIEGELMANN / PRESIDENT OF
    THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN / JOSEPH A. GUIDER / COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC
    WORKS / JAMES J. BYRNE / SUPERINTENDANT OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS / HENRY
    BACON / ARCHITECT / NUGENT CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION / BUILDERS/

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) 360-8163

Directions to Metropolitan Recreation Center

Was this information helpful?