Grand Army Plaza: Pomona Statue Restoration – New York NY

Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) worked to restore the Pomona statue (also known as the “Lady of the Plaza”) in Grand Army Plaza in Manhattan, during the mid-1930s. The statue tops the Pulitzer Fountain in the plaza’s southern half.

Source notes

The New York Times: "A CITY STATUE'S LOT IS NOT A HAPPY ONE; But the Ravages of Man, Time and Neglect Are Now Being Halted by Careful Restoration," August 23, 1936 (pg. 12)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 2, 2018.

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Location Info


Grand Army Plaza
New York, NY

Location notes: South of 59th Street

Coordinates: 40.764033, -73.973633

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