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Juneteenth Way

Prospect Park Alliance Celebrate   Juneteenth Way   This area has been designated as Juneteenth Way as part of a citywide initiative to name parkland in honor of events and figures of significance in ...

Prospect Park Alliance Celebrate   Juneteenth Way This area has been designated as Juneteenth Way as part of a citywide initiative to name parkland in honor of events and figures of significance in ...

  • brooklyn
  • prospect park
  • juneteenth
  • park

DeWitt Clinton Park

CITY OF NEW YORK CONSTRUCTED 1905DE WITT CLINTON PARKRECONSTRUCTED 2009MICHAEL R BLOOMBERG, MAYOR SCOTT M STRINGER, BOROUGH PRESIDENT CHRISTINE C. QUINN, COUNCIL MEMBER ADRIAN BENEPE, COMMISSIONER ...

CITY OF NEW YORK CONSTRUCTED 1905DE WITT CLINTON PARKRECONSTRUCTED 2009MICHAEL R BLOOMBERG, MAYOR SCOTT M STRINGER, BOROUGH PRESIDENT CHRISTINE C. QUINN, COUNCIL MEMBER ADRIAN BENEPE, ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • clinton
  • hell's kitchen
  • dewitt clinton
  • michael bloombe...
  • scott stringer
  • christine quinn
  • adrian benepe
  • 1905
  • 2009

DeWitt Clinton Park - Erie Canal Playground

DEWITT CLINTON PARK ERIE CANAL PLAYGROUND Erie Canal Playground is located in DeWitt Clinton Park, one of the few New York City parks which gave its name to a neighborhood. This area, roughly bounded ...

DEWITT CLINTON PARK ERIE CANAL PLAYGROUND Erie Canal Playground is located in DeWitt Clinton Park, one of the few New York City parks which gave its name to a neighborhood. This area, roughly bounded ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • erie canal
  • dewitt clinton
  • clinton
  • hell's kitchen
  • 1901
  • 1905
  • 1996

Doughboy Statue

The enhancement and beautification of the Doughboy Statue area of DeWitt Clinton Park is made possible by a generous gift from the Government of Flanders, Belgium NYC ParksSubmitted by @lampbane

The enhancement and beautification of the Doughboy Statue area of DeWitt Clinton Park is made possible by a generous gift from the Government of Flanders, Belgium NYC ParksSubmitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • dewitt clinton ...
  • doughboy
  • statue
  • flanders
  • belgium
  • park

Liberty Oaks

LIBERTY OAKS MAY 2002   THESE SCARLET OAKS ARE DEDICATED IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001AND TO THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES THAT DAY.   THE NORWAY MAPLES THAT GREW AS THE FIRST ...

LIBERTY OAKS MAY 2002   THESE SCARLET OAKS ARE DEDICATED IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001AND TO THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES THAT DAY.   THE NORWAY MAPLES THAT GREW AS THE FIRST ...

  • new york
  • brooklyn
  • brooklyn botani...
  • tree
  • trees
  • oak
  • oaks
  • 2001
  • 9/11
  • 2002
  • 1918

Triassic Sandstone

BOULDER OF SANDSTONE, GEOLOGICAL AGE TRIASSIC TRANSPORTED BY CONTINENTAL GLACIER DURING THE ICE AGE FROM NEAR PATERSON, NJSubmitted by @lampbane

BOULDER OF SANDSTONE, GEOLOGICAL AGE TRIASSIC TRANSPORTED BY CONTINENTAL GLACIER DURING THE ICE AGE FROM NEAR PATERSON, NJSubmitted by @lampbane

  • brooklyn
  • brooklyn botani...
  • rock
  • boulder
  • triassic
  • ice age

Ancient Pueblo Metate

THIS ANCIENT PUEBLO METATE FROM ARIZONA WAS PRESENTED FOR A BIRD BATH TO BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN BY ALICE A DRIGGS 1929Submitted by @lampbane

THIS ANCIENT PUEBLO METATE FROM ARIZONA WAS PRESENTED FOR A BIRD BATH TO BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN BY ALICE A DRIGGS 1929Submitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • brooklyn
  • brooklyn botani...
  • pueblo
  • arizona
  • bird bath
  • alice driggs
  • 1929

Judith R. and Alan H. Fishman

THIS PATHWAY IS DEDICATED TO   JUDITH R. AND ALAN H. FISHMAN   IN RECOGNITION OF THEIR GENEROUS SUPPORT TO BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN   Submitted by @lampbane

THIS PATHWAY IS DEDICATED TO   JUDITH R. AND ALAN H. FISHMAN   IN RECOGNITION OF THEIR GENEROUS SUPPORT TO BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN   Submitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • brooklyn
  • brooklyn botani...
  • judith fishman
  • alan fishman
  • pathway

Park Avenue Tunnel Rehabilitation

PARK AVENUE TUNNEL REHABILITATION 1987 - 1992   DEDICATED TO THE MEN AND WOMEN OF METRO-NORTH COMMUTER RAILROAD WHO CONTRIBUTED THEIR LABOR, SKILLS, AND MINDS TO THE TASK OF COMPLETING THE REBUILDING ...

PARK AVENUE TUNNEL REHABILITATION 1987 - 1992 DEDICATED TO THE MEN AND WOMEN OF METRO-NORTH COMMUTER RAILROAD WHO CONTRIBUTED THEIR LABOR, SKILLS, AND MINDS TO THE TASK OF COMPLETING THE REBUILDING ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • grand central
  • grand central t...
  • metro-north
  • mnrr
  • park avenue
  • 1992

Grand Central Terminal, East Stairway

GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL WAS REHABILITATED, AND THIS EAST STAIRWAY WAS CONSTRUCTED, FROM 1996 TO 1998, WITH PUBLIC FUNDS BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY, E. VIRGIL CONWAY, ...

GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL WAS REHABILITATED, AND THIS EAST STAIRWAY WAS CONSTRUCTED, FROM 1996 TO 1998, WITH PUBLIC FUNDS BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY, E. VIRGIL ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • grand central
  • grand central t...
  • 1996
  • 1998
  • mta

William L. Butcher

IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM L. BUTCHER 1907 - 1976   WESTCHESTER BUSINESS AND CIVIC LEADER   FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY WHICH HE SERVED WITH DISTINCTION TO THE ...

IN MEMORY OF WILLIAM L. BUTCHER 1907 - 1976 WESTCHESTER BUSINESS AND CIVIC LEADER   FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY WHICH HE SERVED WITH DISTINCTION TO THE ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • william butcher
  • grand central
  • grand central t...
  • 1907
  • 1976

Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton

THOSE WHO FIND PLEASURE IN THIS GARDEN REMEMBER   Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton LOVER OF WILD FLOWERS AND ARDENT ADVOCATE OF THEIR PROTECTION   NEW YORK BIRD AND TREE CLUB   DEDICATED MAY ...

THOSE WHO FIND PLEASURE IN THIS GARDEN REMEMBER Elizabeth Gertrude Knight Britton LOVER OF WILD FLOWERS AND ARDENT ADVOCATE OF THEIR PROTECTION NEW YORK BIRD AND TREE CLUB   DEDICATED ...

  • new york
  • bronx
  • garden
  • new york botani...
  • 1940

Margaret Cochran Corbin

MARGARET COCHRAN CORBIN 1751-1800   DURING THE BRITISH-HESSIAN ATTACK ON FORT WASHINGTON 16 NOVEMBER 1776 MARGARET CORBIN WAS WOUNDED WHEN SHE FILLED THE POST OF HER HUSBAND JOHN WHO WAS KILLED WHILE ...

MARGARET COCHRAN CORBIN 1751-1800   DURING THE BRITISH-HESSIAN ATTACK ON FORT WASHINGTON 16 NOVEMBER 1776 MARGARET CORBIN WAS WOUNDED WHEN SHE FILLED THE POST OF HER HUSBAND JOHN WHO WAS KILLED WHILE ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • inwood
  • washington heig...
  • margaret corbin
  • revolutionary w...
  • 1776
  • 1982

The Highest Natural Point on Manhattan

THE HIGHEST NATURAL POINT ON MANHATTAN 265.05 FEET  ABOVE SEA LEVELUSC & GS DATUMSubmitted by @lampbane

THE HIGHEST NATURAL POINT ON MANHATTAN 265.05 FEET ABOVE SEA LEVELUSC & GS DATUMSubmitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • bennett park
  • washington heig...

Tom Otterness, Life Underground

Tom OtternessLife Underground2001BronzeCommissioned and owned by Metropolitan Transit Authority Arts for TransitSubmitted by @lampbane

Tom OtternessLife Underground2001BronzeCommissioned and owned by Metropolitan Transit Authority Arts for TransitSubmitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • mta
  • subway
  • transit
  • art
  • tom otterness
  • bronze
  • sculpture
  • 2001

Gabriella Clark Stoddard

"YES SHE IS BLITHE AND SHE IS GAY" A BEST FRIEND TO ALL WHO KNEW HER GABRIELLA CLARK STODDARDSubmitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • central park
  • conservatory ga...
  • garden
  • park
  • bench

A Good Knight's Rest

A Good Night's RestAugust, 1999Submitted by @lampbane

A Good Night's RestAugust, 1999Submitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • central park
  • conservatory ga...
  • garden
  • park
  • 1999

The Weiler-Arnow Family

PERMANENT MAINTENANCE OF THE CONSERVATORY GARDEN   IS MADE POSSIBLE BY AN ENDOWMENT FROM   THE WEILER-ARNOW FAMILY   IN HONOUR OF THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARRIAGE OF   DORIS & JACK WEILER   ...

PERMANENT MAINTENANCE OF THE CONSERVATORY GARDEN IS MADE POSSIBLE BY AN ENDOWMENT FROM   THE WEILER-ARNOW FAMILY   IN HONOUR OF THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARRIAGE OF   DORIS & JACK WEILER   ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • central park
  • conservatory ga...
  • garden
  • park
  • 1987

Motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul of New York

Near this site along the old Kingsbridge Road stood the first Motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul of New York   and the Academy of Mount Saint Vincent   1847-1859Submitted ...

Near this site along the old Kingsbridge Road stood the first Motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul of New York   and the Academy of Mount Saint Vincent 1847-1859Submitted by ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • central park
  • park
  • 1847
  • 1859

Nathan Burge Eagle Scout Project Troop 11 Piedmont May 2021

    With love to Central Park

    WITH LOVE TO CENTRAL PARKPETER AND HELAKIRSTEN, ANNEKA, KARINASubmitted by @lampbane

    WITH LOVE TO CENTRAL PARKPETER AND HELAKIRSTEN, ANNEKA, KARINASubmitted by @lampbane

    • new york
    • manhattan
    • central park
    • bench

    For the Grandchildren

    FOR THE GRANDCHILDRENTO SIT ON WHEN THEY VISITLOVE, ABBA AND MICHELLESubmitted by @lampbane

    FOR THE GRANDCHILDRENTO SIT ON WHEN THEY VISITLOVE, ABBA AND MICHELLESubmitted by @lampbane

    • new york
    • manhattan
    • central park
    • bench

    For James Hannigan

    For James Hannigan on our wedding day. To forever sitting by your side, Fallin' All In You. Wishing us a lifetime of love, laughs and adventure. Always, Jeff (and Finley) May 4, 2019Submitted by ...

    For James Hannigan on our wedding day. To forever sitting by your side, Fallin' All In You. Wishing us a lifetime of love, laughs and adventure. Always, Jeff (and Finley) May 4, 2019Submitted ...

    • new york
    • manhattan
    • central park
    • bench
    • 2019

    Seneca Village Community - Downtown Connections

    Seneca Village Community Downtown Connections   Near this sign were four plots owned by Albro Lyons, Peter Guignon, and Rebecca Marshall, Guignon's wife. Related by marriage, the Lyons and the ...

    Seneca Village Community Downtown Connections Near this sign were four plots owned by Albro Lyons, Peter Guignon, and Rebecca Marshall, Guignon's wife. Related by marriage, the Lyons and the Guignon ...

    • new york
    • manhattan
    • central park
    • seneca village
    • albro lyons
    • peter guignon
    • rebecca marshal...
    • 1860

    Susan Tunick, Brighton Clay Re- Leaf #2

    Susan TunickBrighton Clay Re-Leaf #21994Ceramic mosaicCommissioned by Metropolitan Transportation Authority Arts for Transit and MTA New York City Transit

    Susan TunickBrighton Clay Re-Leaf #21994Ceramic mosaicCommissioned by Metropolitan Transportation Authority Arts for Transit and MTA New York City Transit

    • new york
    • brooklyn
    • prospect park
    • mta
    • subway
    • art
    • susan tunick
    • 1994