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All pages for statues and sculptors are listed alphabetically (see below); click the plus sign next to the letter to pop out the directory.

An asterisk denotes a bust.

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The city maintains an excellent online catalog of the more than 1,000 monuments to be found in city parks.

The just-as excellent Web site forgotten-ny.com has several sections running down the statues of Manhattan.

Dianne Durante, author of the somewhat esoteric “Outdoor Monuments of Manhattan,” maintains an excellent Web site of her essays and other musings on what she calls representational art.

There are 97 busts in the Hall of Fame of Great Americans at Bronx Community College. Because there is already an excellent online tour of the hall, those memorials get only a passing mention here.

The Smithsonian American Art Museum supports an amazing online inventory of sculptures across the country.

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Milton Hebald

Milton Hebald was born in New York City on May 24, 1917. He made the bust of the famous American tenor Richard Tucker that sits in the small triangular park bounded by West 66th, Broadway and Columbus Avenue, across from Lincoln Center.

He studied at several New York art school, including the School Art League, the Art Students League, the National Academy of Design and the Beaux-Arts Institute.

Hebald was awarded the prestigious Prix de Rome Fellowship to the American Academy in Rome in 1955, 1956 and 1957. Hebald stayed in Italy, living near Rome, until 2004 when he returned to the United States. Hebald now lives in Los Angeles, according to his daughter.

A biography on his Web site lays claim to 23 public monuments in New York City alone, including the bronze pieces "The Tempest" and "Romeo and Juliet" in front of Central Park’s Delacorte Theater, and the 220-foot, 12-piece "Zodiac Screen" (at the time, the largest sculpture in the world) commissioned by Pan-Am for its terminal at J.F.K. and now owned (and kept in storage) by the New York Transit Authority.