Little Flower Playground Bust – New York NY

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“A bust of La Guardia stands at the southeastern corner of the [Little Flower Playground]. The life-size bronze bust was created in 1934 by sculptor Jo Davidson (1883-1952), who also immortalized in bronze Mohandas Gandhi, James Joyce, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Gertrude Stein. The bust remained in Davidson’s collection until he died in 1952, when the La Guardia Memorial Association purchased it. The monument was dedicated and installed in its present location in 1957, when the La Guardia Houses and the adjoining playground were completed.”

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http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/little-flower-playground/history

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Madison St. between Clinton and Rutgers Sts.
New York, NY 10002

Coordinates: 40.7126, -73.990028

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