Riverside Park

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American Memorial to Six Million Jews of Europe

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  • Location: 83rd Street Esplanade
  • Description: Tablet set in walk
  • Materials: Barre granite
  • Dimensions: H: 3'11" W: 3'11" D: 4"
  • Cast: 1947
  • Dedicated: 1947
  • Donor: American Memorial to Six Million Jews of Europe, Inc.
  • Inscription: THIS IS THE SITE FOR / THE AMERICAN MEMO- / RIAL TO THE HEROES OF / THE WARSAW GHETTO / BATTLE APRIL-MAY 1943 / AND TO THE SIX MIL- / LION JEWS OF EUROPE / MARTYRED IN THE CAUSE / OF HUMAN LIBERTY

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MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

West 79th Street will close for reconstruction and dredging as of November 2021. The project will repair storm damage, add capacity, and make the site more resilient to climate change. The site is anticipated to re-open in 2025.

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