Merchant’s Gate and U.S.S. Maine National Monument - about 1928

 

Central Park entrance at Columbus Circle, Central Park South - 59th Street, Manhattan. Photograph by Ewing Galloway, 1928 / 1929 (?). Source: New York Public Library.

The Maine Monument stands at Merchant’s Gate, a southwestern entrance to Central Park, named in 1862 to recognize the importance of commerce and business in New York City. This Monument was cast on September 1, 1912 and dedicated on May 30, 1913.

 

Merchant’s Gate

 

Antique photos of NYC

 

 

 

 

 

New York Athletic Club

 

Hotel Majestic

 

Plaza NY

 

Maine Monument

 

Merchant’s Gate

 

Fifth Avenue NY

 

Parade 59th Street

 

 

Lake Central Park

A Lake view in Central Park, 1901.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merchant’s Gate and U.S.S. Maine National Monument - about 1928

 

 

 

 

 

Bethesda Fountain

 

 

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Central Park

 

Antique photographs