Naval Arch at Madison Square - 1900


The temporary commemorative arch, known as Dewey Arch, installed in 1899, on the junction of Broadway and Fifth Avenue, at Madison Square. It was demolished in 1900. Inscription: "To the glory of the American Navy and in greeting to our Admiral a grateful City relying on their valor has built  this Arch - MDCCCXCIX". Photochrom in album prepared by Detroit Photographic Co. to use as a catalog in its office, copyright 1900. Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

The old Madison Square Garden in on the right.


Naval Arch


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Dewey Arch


Madison Square


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Parkhurst's Church


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Naval Arch at Madison Square - 1900