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Edward Robinson Squibb Plaque
- Location: Columbia Heights to Furman St at Middagh St
- Sculptor: Joseph A. DiLorenzo
- Description: Plaque with relief bust
- Materials: Bronze
- Dimensions: H: 3'6" W: 2'1"
- Cast: ca. 1959
- Dedicated: September 23, 1959
- Donor: Squibb Company (E.R. Squibb and Sons)
- Inscription: EDWARD ROBINSON SQUIBB / 1819-1900 / SQUIBB PARK / THIS PARK IS NAMED IN HONOR OF / EDWARD ROBINSON SQUIBB, MD / ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF MODERN / AMERICAN MEDICAL CHEMISTRY AND / PIONEER IN THE BUILDING OF A / PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY IN THE / UNITED STATES. HIS FIRST SMALL / LABORATORY, OPENED IN 1858, WAS / LOCATED JUST A SHORT DISTANCE / FROM THIS SITE. /
Know Before You Go
Squibb Park will be temporarily closed during the removal and construction of the replacement of Squibb Bridge. We are closing Squibb Park out of an abundance of caution and apologize for any inconvenience. For updates on this project, please visit Brooklyn Bridge Park's Squibb Bridge page.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020