A gigantic map of all the cool plaques in the world. A project of 99% Invisible.

Robert McCue

In loving memory of Robert E. McCue, MD 1953-2016

In loving memory of Robert E. McCue, MD 1953-2016

  • brooklyn
  • prospect park
  • robert mccue
  • 1953
  • 2016
  • bench

Jamie Torres Springer

To our friend and partner Jamie Torres Springer We honor your contributions to our City and our company. -HR&A AdvisorsSubmitted by @lampbane

To our friend and partner Jamie Torres Springer We honor your contributions to our City and our company. -HR&A AdvisorsSubmitted by @lampbane

  • brooklyn
  • prospect park
  • park slope
  • jamie torres sp...
  • hr&a
  • bench

Phyllis Fox and George Sternlieb

In Memory of Phyllis Fox and George SternliebBy their children and grandchildren With love and gratitude   Submitted by @lampbane

In Memory of Phyllis Fox and George SternliebBy their children and grandchildren With love and gratitude   Submitted by @lampbane

  • brooklyn
  • prospect park
  • park slope
  • bench
  • phyllis fox
  • george sternlie...

Maria Diaco

Living Eternally in the Hearts of Loved Ones MARIA DIACO 1914-2004Submitted by @lampbane

Living Eternally in the Hearts of Loved Ones MARIA DIACO 1914-2004Submitted by @lampbane

  • brooklyn
  • park slope
  • maria diaco
  • 1914
  • 2004

Certified Wildlife Habitat, J.J. Byrne Playground

CERTIFIED WILDLIFE HABITAT FOOD • WATER • COVER • PLACES TO RAISE YOUNG This property is recognized for its commitment to sustainably provide the essential elements of wildlife habitat. ...

CERTIFIED WILDLIFE HABITAT FOOD • WATER • COVER • PLACES TO RAISE YOUNG This property is recognized for its commitment to sustainably provide the essential elements of wildlife ...

  • brooklyn
  • park slope
  • j.j. byrne play...
  • wildlife habita...
  • wildlife
  • park
  • habitat
  • national wildli...

Old Stone House

Old Stone House During the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn, Maryland Continental soldiers under General William Alexander waged a crucial battle at this site. This Dutch farmhouse has been ...

Old Stone House During the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn, Maryland Continental soldiers under General William Alexander waged a crucial battle at this site. This Dutch farmhouse has ...

  • brooklyn
  • park slope
  • old stone house
  • j.j. byrne play...
  • revolutionary w...
  • battle of brook...
  • battle of long ...
  • 1776

The Old Stone House

The Old Stone House, also known as the Vechte-Cortelyou House, was built in 1699 along the Cortelyou Road, which skirted a creek of the same name. During the Battle of Brooklyn, on August 27, 1776, ...

The Old Stone House, also known as the Vechte- Cortelyou House, was built in 1699 along the Cortelyou Road, which skirted a creek of the same name. During the Battle of Brooklyn, on August 27, 1776, ...

  • brooklyn
  • park slope
  • j.j. byrne play...
  • old stone house
  • historic house ...
  • cortelyou road
  • battle of brook...
  • battle of long ...
  • william alexand...
  • lord sterling
  • 1699
  • 1776

The Battle of Brooklyn

On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence proclaimed to the world that thirteen British colonies had joined together to create a new nation: the United States of America. Here in Brooklyn, ...

On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence proclaimed to the world that thirteen British colonies had joined together to create a new nation: the United States of America. Here in Brooklyn, ...

  • brooklyn
  • park slope
  • j.j. byrne play...
  • old stone house
  • battle of brook...
  • battle of long ...
  • george washingt...
  • 1776

Gravesend Time Capsule

OCT. 4, 1987 GRAVESEND TIME CAPSULE CONTAINING THE HISTORY OF THE GRAVESEND COMMUNITY IS LOCATED 270 AND 27 FT DUE WEST OF THIS MEMORIAL   Submitted by @lampbane

OCT. 4, 1987 GRAVESEND TIME CAPSULE CONTAINING THE HISTORY OF THE GRAVESEND COMMUNITY IS LOCATED 270 AND 27 FT DUE WEST OF THIS MEMORIAL   Submitted by @lampbane

  • brooklyn
  • gravesend
  • lady moody tria...
  • time capsule
  • 1987

Parkville Substation

URBAN MASS TRANSPORTATION PROJECTCONSTRUCTION OF BRIGHTON-EAST 15TH STREET SUBSTATIONIMPROVEMENTS SPONSORED BY NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY ANDU.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONSubmitted by ...

URBAN MASS TRANSPORTATION PROJECTCONSTRUCTION OF BRIGHTON-EAST 15TH STREET SUBSTATIONIMPROVEMENTS SPONSORED BY NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY ANDU.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONSubmitted ...

  • brooklyn
  • midwood
  • avenue h
  • east 15th stree...
  • subway
  • nycta
  • usdot

Plaque high atop Pikes Peak - 14,115 feet

IN RECOGNITION OF THE NOTABLE CAREER OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE SOLDIER--EXPLORER THE PEOPLE OF COLORADO HAVE PLACED THIS TABLET ON THE SUMMIT OF THE GREAT MOUNTAIN FIRST SEEN BY PIKE NOVEMBER 15, ...

IN RECOGNITION OF THE NOTABLE CAREER OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE SOLDIER--EXPLORER THE PEOPLE OF COLORADO HAVE PLACED THIS TABLET ON THE SUMMIT OF THE GREAT MOUNTAIN FIRST SEEN BY PIKE NOVEMBER ...

  • colorado
  • pikes peak
  • colorado spring...

GreenSpace @ President Street

Welcome to Your Community Garden BANG Land Trust GreenSpace @ President Street This community garden is tended by volunteers! Become a member and help with chores, plant perennials, annual flowers & ...

Welcome to Your Community Garden BANG Land Trust GreenSpace @ President Street This community garden is tended by volunteers! Become a member and help with chores, plant perennials, annual flowers & ...

  • brooklyn
  • park slope
  • president stree...
  • community garde...
  • garden
  • bang land trust
  • trust for publi...
  • greenspace

Alexander Skene Statue

ALEXANDER SKENE STATUE GRAND ARMY PLAZA This impressive sculpture bust of Alexander Johnston Chalmers Skene, M.D. (1838 -1900) honors a Brooklyn-based physician, medical researcher, and college and ...

ALEXANDER SKENE STATUE GRAND ARMY PLAZA This impressive sculpture bust of Alexander Johnston Chalmers Skene, M.D. (1838 -1900) honors a Brooklyn-based physician, medical researcher, and college and ...

  • brooklyn
  • prospect height...
  • grand army plaz...
  • alexander skene
  • john massey rhi...
  • civil war
  • prospect park
  • 1838
  • 1900
  • 1860
  • 1936
  • 1864
  • 1936
  • 2003

RM & EE

"EE. I love you. Will you marry me?" - RM, 2020.Submitted by @lampbane

  • brooklyn
  • grand army plaz...
  • park slope
  • prospect height...
  • prospect park
  • bench
  • proposal

Shamrock 111

MAST OF AMERICA CUP RACING YACHT SHAMROCK 111 PRESENTED TO THE BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARYBY EMMET J. MCCORMACK ERECTED AND DEDICATED BY MUTUAL SAVINGS BANKS  Post No. 1820 THE AMERICAN LEGION MAY 30, ...

MAST OF AMERICA CUP RACING YACHT SHAMROCK 111 PRESENTED TO THE BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARYBY EMMET J. MCCORMACK ERECTED AND DEDICATED BY MUTUAL SAVINGS BANKS  Post No. 1820 THE AMERICAN LEGION MAY 30, ...

  • brooklyn
  • grand army plaz...
  • brooklyn public...
  • america's cup
  • yacht
  • boat
  • emmet mccormack
  • american legion
  • 1959
  • flagpole

Police Constable Albert Alexander

From 1885 to 2004, this was the site of the Newbury District Hospital. It therefore seems and appropriate location for this plaque to commemorate the life of Police Constable Albert Alexander ...

From 1885 to 2004, this was the site of the Newbury District Hospital. It therefore seems and appropriate location for this plaque to commemorate the life of Police Constable Albert Alexander ...

  • penicillin

Flagstaff's Founding

FLAGSTAFF'S FOUNDING FLAGSTAFF WAS A NAME ON A MAP BEFORE THE AREA HAD ANY SIGNIFICANT POPULATION. THE FIRST PERMANENT SETTLER WAS THOMAS F. MCMILLAN WHO ARRIVED SOMETIME IN 1876. ON JULY 4, 1876, A ...

FLAGSTAFF'S FOUNDING FLAGSTAFF WAS A NAME ON A MAP BEFORE THE AREA HAD ANY SIGNIFICANT POPULATION. THE FIRST PERMANENT SETTLER WAS THOMAS F. MCMILLAN WHO ARRIVED SOMETIME IN 1876. ON JULY 4, 1876, ...

    Veterans of the Armed Forces from the Town of Ross

      Eddie Ahrens

      THIS TREE DONATED IN MEMORY OF EDDIE AHRENS 1919-1998 IN WARM APPRECIATION OF HIS LIFE AND SERVICE TO OUR TOWN

      THIS TREE DONATED IN MEMORY OF EDDIE AHRENS 1919-1998 IN WARM APPRECIATION OF HIS LIFE AND SERVICE TO OUR TOWN

        Newkirk Avenue Bridge Barrier

        Built by Milliken Bros.Incorporated11 Broadway, N.Y. City, U.S.A.1907. Submitted by @lampbane

        Built by Milliken Bros.Incorporated11 Broadway, N.Y. City, U.S.A.1907. Submitted by @lampbane

        • brooklyn
        • ditmas park
        • newkirk avenue
        • newkirk plaza
        • subway
        • milliken bros.
        • 1907

        George A. Lovgren

        IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF GEORGE A. LOVGREN 1918 1985   PARK SLOPE NEIGHBOR TRUSTEE PARK SLOPE CIVIC COUNCIL UNION ST. RESIDENTCOMMITTEE MEMBER COMMUNITY BOARD 6 THROUGH HIS DEDICATED AND SINGLE-HANDED ...

        IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF GEORGE A. LOVGREN 1918 1985 PARK SLOPE NEIGHBOR TRUSTEE PARK SLOPE CIVIC COUNCIL UNION ST. RESIDENTCOMMITTEE MEMBER COMMUNITY BOARD 6 THROUGH HIS DEDICATED AND SINGLE-HANDED ...

        • brooklyn
        • park slope
        • george lovgren
        • 1918
        • 1985
        • union street
        • community board...
        • fdny
        • fire department
        • 1977
        • 1986

        FDNY Squad Co. 1, September 11

        SEPTEMBER 11 2001 Somerset County, PA New York, NY Washington, DC Through blurred eyes we find the strength and courage to soar beyond the moment. We look to the future knowing we can never forget ...

        SEPTEMBER 11 2001 Somerset County, PA New York, NY Washington, DC Through blurred eyes we find the strength and courage to soar beyond the moment. We look to the future knowing we can never forget ...

        • brooklyn
        • park slope
        • union street
        • fdny
        • fire department
        • september 11
        • 2001

        Neighborhood Flood Sensor, Gowanus

        FLOODNET.NYC CUNY.EDU Hello! I'm your new neighborhood flood sensor.   This sensor monitors flooding in your community. This information is used to better understand the problem and identify ...

        FLOODNET.NYC CUNY.EDU Hello! I'm your new neighborhood flood sensor.   This sensor monitors flooding in your community. This information is used to better understand the problem and ...

        • brooklyn
        • gowanus
        • flood sensor
        • hurricane sandy
        • cuny
        • nyu
        • nyc

        Maryland Heroes

        Here lie buried 256Maryland soldierswho fell in the Battle of BrooklynAugust 27, 1776State Education Department 1962Submitted by @lampbane

        Here lie buried 256Maryland soldierswho fell in the Battle of BrooklynAugust 27, 1776State Education Department 1962Submitted by @lampbane

        • brooklyn
        • park slope
        • 9th street
        • ninth street
        • maryland
        • 1776
        • 1962
        • revolutionary w...
        • battle of brook...
        • battle of long ...

        Maryland Regiment Burial Site

        The vicinity of 3rd Avenue and 9th Street is the presumed location of the burial site of the more than 250 soldiers of the Colonel Smallwood Regiment from Maryland. Nearby, in the swamps of Gowanus, ...

        The vicinity of 3rd Avenue and 9th Street is the presumed location of the burial site of the more than 250 soldiers of the Colonel Smallwood Regiment from Maryland. Nearby, in the swamps of Gowanus, ...

        • brooklyn
        • park slope
        • gowanus
        • 9th street
        • ninth street
        • maryland
        • 1776
        • revolutionary w...
        • battle of brook...
        • battle of long ...
        • old stone house