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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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Other Resources

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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Riverside Park

Soldiers and Sailors Monument.

Riverside Park is home to five statues, most of which are on the upper level of the park, away from the walking and running trails that run along the Hudson, not including the very beautiful Grant's Tomb, at Riverside Drive and 122nd. Or the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Riverside and 89th.

  • Joan of Arc, the national hero of France, Riverside at 93rd
  • Louis Kossuth, Hugarian patriot and statesman, Riverside at 113th
  • Franz Sigel, the popular German-born Civil War general, Riverside at 106th
  • Samuel J. Tilden, the Bourbon Democrat who fought Tammany and ran for president in the controversial 1876 election, Riverside at 112th
  • Eleanor Roosevelt, pictured above, the best first lady ever, Riverside at 72nd