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Garibaldi Statue Restored At Washington Square Park

My grandfather used to tell me about meeting his friends at the Garibalidi statue in Washington Square Park in the 1930s. Though this is the second time the statue has been moved (it was moved about  15 feet in 1970), I’m glad to see that it will remain a prominent fixture in the park. Read more at Washington Square Park Blog…

“There was something nice about the previous location, coming from the fountain and encountering Garibaldi regally standing there,welcoming you into the eastern end of the park (admittedly, while also ready to draw his sword!). I imagine the designer wanted to open up the vista (as was done – and works – on the western side).”

via Garibaldi Uncloaked, Unscaffolded and Restored! Barring Last Minute Setbacks, Eastern End of Park to Open Soon « Washington Square Park Blog.

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