Madison Square: Admiral Farragut Statue Restoration – New York NY

Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) worked to restore the Admiral Farragut monument in Madison Square during the mid-1930s.

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


Madison Square
New York, NY

Location notes: North side of park

Coordinates: 40.742759, -73.987667

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