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Washington Square Park

Washington Square Fountain map_it

  • Location: Foot of Fifth Avenue
  • Description: Circular fountain
  • Dimensions: 2'h x 50'diam
  • Dedicated: January 31, 1852
  • Donor: Stephen Allen

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

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

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Washington Square Park Weather

  • Tue
    Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Light Rain
    58°F
  • Wed
    Chance Showers and Areas Fog then Showers and Breezy
    70°F
  • Thu
    Mostly Sunny and Breezy
    47°F
  • Fri
    Chance Snow
    38°F

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