New York City Outdoor Sculptures - Statues

The collection of outdoor sculpture in New York City is said to be the "greatest outdoor public art museum" in the USA. With works from such great sculptors as Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Daniel Chester French and John Quincy Adams Ward, over 300 sculptures are found on the streets and in parks across the New York metropolitan area. Some of the better known outdoor sculptures in New York City are listed below.

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Title Year Sculptor Borough Location

107th Infantry Memorial

1927

Karl Illava

Central Park

Fifth Avenue and 67th Street

Abraham de Peyster

1896

George Edwin Bissell

Manhattan

Thomas Paine Park in Foley Square

Abraham Lincoln

1948

Charles Keck

Manhattan

Lincoln Houses, 135th and Madison

Abraham Lincoln

2011

EIS

Manhattan

77th and Central Park West

Abraham Lincoln

1870

Henry Kirke Brown

Manhattan

Union Square

Abraham Lincoln

1869

Henry Kirke Brown

Brooklyn

Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Abraham Lincoln

1893

William Rudolf & Eakins Thomas O'Donovan

Brooklyn

Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

2005

Branly Cadet

Manhattan

W. 125th and Seventh Ave.

Adm. David Glasgow Farragut

1891

Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Manhattan

Madison Square

Adolph Lewisohn

1926

Chester Beach

Manhattan

N.Y.U. campus near Schapiro Center

Albert Bertel Thorvaldsen

1894

Albert Thorvaldsen

Central Park

Central Park, W. 96th and Fifth

Alexander Hamilton

1941

Adolph Weinman

Manhattan

Museum of the City of New York

Alexander Hamilton

1880

Carl H. Conrads

Central Park

Central Park East Drive and 73rd

Alexander Hamilton

1893

William Ordway Partridge

Manhattan

Hamilton Grange

Alexander Hamilton

1908

William Ordway Partridge

Manhattan

Columbia

Alexander Holley

1890

John Quincy Adams Ward

Manhattan

Washington Square

Alexander Skene

1906

John Massey Rhind

Brooklyn

Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

Alexander Stewart Webb

1917

John Massey Rhind

Manhattan

C.U.N.Y. campus, 138th and Convent Ave.

Alexander von Humboldt

1869

Gustav Blaser

Central Park

Central Park West and 77th

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

1959

José de Creeft

Central Park

North of Conservatory Water

Amadeus Mozart

1897

Augustus Max Johannes Mueller

Brooklyn

Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Antonin Dvorak

1963

Ivan Mestrovic

Manhattan

Stuyvesant Square, 17th and Perlman

Aristotle

2008

George V. Tzaras

Queens

Athens Square, Queens

Balto

1925

Frederick George Richard Roth

Central Park

Central Park

Benito Juarez

2004

Moises Cabrera

Manhattan

Bryant Park

Benjamin Franklin

1872

Ernst Plassmann

Manhattan

Printing House Square

Brooklyn War Memorial

1951

Charles Keck

Brooklyn

Cadman Plaza Park

Burnett Memorial Fountain

1936

Bessie Potter Vonnoh

Central Park

Central Park Conservatory Garden

Capt. Gerald MacDonald

1934

Frederic De Henwood

Queens

Queens Boulevard and 71st

Cardinal Patrick Joseph Hayes

1939

Unknown

Manhattan

St. Andrew's Church

Carl Maria Von Weber

1907

Chester Beach

Brooklyn

Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Carl Schurz

1913

Karl Bitter

Manhattan

Morningside Park

Chester Alan Arthur

1898

George Edwin Bissell

Manhattan

Madison Square

Christopher Columbus

1941

Angelo Racioppi

Queens

Columbus Square, Queens

Christopher Columbus

1925

Attilio Piccirilli

The Bronx

East 183rd and Crescent, the Bronx

Christopher Columbus

1934

Emma Stebbins

Brooklyn

Columbus Park, Brooklyn

Christopher Columbus

1892

Gaetano Russo

Manhattan

Columbus Circle

Christopher Columbus

1894

Jeronimo Sunol

Central Park

Central Park

Confucius

1977

Liu Shih

Manhattan

Bowery at Division Street

Conrad Poppenhusen

1884

Henry Baerer

Queens

Queens College Point and 12th Avenue

Cornelius Vanderbilt

1869

Ernst Plassmann

Manhattan

Grand Central Terminal

Dag Hammarskjold

1981

Ari Carina

Manhattan

United Nations, 240 E. 47th

Daniel Webster

1876

Thomas Ball

Central Park

Central Park West Drive and West 72nd

Dante Alighieri

1921

Ettore Ximenes

Manhattan

Dante Square, Broadway and Columbus

Delacorte Musical Clock

1965

Andrea Spadini

Central Park

Central Park, btwn Wildlife Center & Children's Zoo

DeWitt Clinton

1941

Adolph Weinman

Manhattan

Museum of the City of New York

DeWitt Clinton

1853

Henry Kirke Brown

Brooklyn

Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn

Dr. James Marion Sims

1892

Ferdinand Von Miller

Central Park

Central Park 103rd and 5th

Duke Ellington

1997

Robert Graham

Manhattan

Central Park, 110th and 5th

Eagles and Prey

1863

Christophe Fratin

Central Park

Central Park

Edgar Allen Poe

1909

Edmond Thomas Quinn

The Bronx

Poe Cottage, the Bronx

Edvard Grieg

1914

Sigvald Asbjornsen

Brooklyn

Prospect Park’s Concert Grove, Brooklyn

Edwin Booth (as Hamlet)

1918

Edmond Thomas Quinn

Manhattan

Grammercy Park

El Cid Campeador

1927

Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington

Manhattan

Broadway and 155th

Eleanor Roosevelt

1996

Penelope Jencks

Manhattan

Riverside Drive and 72nd

Father Francis P. Duffy

1937

Charles Keck

Manhattan

North end of Times Square

Fiorello LaGuardia

1994

Neil Estern

Manhattan

Laguardia Place between Bleecker and West 3rd

Fitz-Greene Halleck

1877

James Wilson Alexander MacDonald

Central Park

Central Park, east side of mall at 66th

Francis the Praying Mantis

1991

Lenny Prince

Staten Island

East Meadow in front of Staten Island Children's Museum

Francisco de Vitoria

1976

Francisco Toledo

Manhattan

United Nations

Frank D. Paulo

1985

Amy Rachel Davidson

Staten Island

Staten Island Borough Hall Plaza

Franklin Roosevelt

2012

Jo Davidson

Manhattan

Southern tip of Roosevelt Island

Franz Sigel

1907

Karl Bitter

Manhattan

Riverside Drive and 106th

Fred Lebow

1994

Jesus Ygnacio Dominguez

Central Park

Central Park, 5th and 90th

Frederick Douglass

2012

StudioEIS

Manhattan

77th and Central Park West

Frederick Douglass

2011

Gabriel Koren

Manhattan

Central Park, 110th Street and Eighth Avenue

Friedrich Von Schiller

1859

C. L. Richter

Central Park

Central Park

Gen. Daniel Butterfield

1918

Gutzon Borglum

Queens

Sakura Park

Gen. Edward B. Fowler

1902

Henry Baerer

Brooklyn

Lafayette, Fulton and South Elliott in Brooklyn

Gen. Gouverneur Kemble Warren

1896

Henry Baerer

Brooklyn

Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

Gen. Henry Warner Slocum

1905

Frederick William MacMonnies

Brooklyn

Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant

1896

William Ordway Partridge

Brooklyn

Grant Park, Brooklyn

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant

1893

William Rudolf and Eakins Thomas O'Donovan

Brooklyn

Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock

1893

James Wilson Alexander MacDonald

Manhattan

Hancock Square

General Philip Sheridan

1936

Joseph Polla

Manhattan

Sheridan Square

General Sherman

1903

Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Central Park

Central Park

George M. Cohan

1958

Georg Lober

Manhattan

Times Square

George Washington

1918

Alexander Stirling Calder

Manhattan

Washington Square

George Washington

1967

DeLue, Donald

Queens

Flushing Meadows/Corona Park, Queens

George Washington

1853

Henry Kirke Brown

Manhattan

Union Square

George Washington

1906

Henry Merwin Shrady

Brooklyn

Williamsburg Bridge Plaza, Brooklyn

George Washington

1918

Hermon A. MacNeil

Manhattan

Washington Square

George Washington

1883

John Quincy Adams Ward

Manhattan

Federal Hall

George Washington Carver

1955

Robert Amendola

Manhattan

Carver Houses Manhattan

Gertrude Stein

1991

Jo Davidson

Manhattan

Bryant Park

Giovanni da Verrazzano, John Ambrose and John Ericsson

1921

Ettore Ximenes

Manhattan

Battery Park

Giuseppe Garibaldi, Alexander Holley and George Washington

1888

Giovanni Turni

Manhattan

Washington Square

Giuseppe Mazzini

1878

Giovanni Turni

Central Park

Central Park

Giuseppe Verdi

1906

Pasquale Civiletti

Manhattan

Broadway and Amsterdam

Golda Meir

1984

Beatrice Goldfine

Manhattan

West 38th and Broadway

Governor Al Smith

1950

Charles Keck

Manhattan

Catherine Slip Madison and South Streets, L.E.S.

Governor Daniel Tompkins and Governor Peter Stuyvesant

1939

O. Grymes

Manhattan

Second Avenue and 10th Street

Hans Christian Andersen

1956

Georg Lober

Central Park

Central Park, Fifth Avenue and 74th

Hari IV

1982

Bill Barrett

Staten Island

New Dorp High School

Harriet Tubman

2008

Allison Saar

Manhattan

West 122nd and Eighth Avenue (Frederick Douglass Blvd.)

Henry Hudson

1939

Karl Bitter

The Bronx

Hudson Memorial Park, the Bronx

Henry Ward Beecher

1910

Gutzon Borglum

Brooklyn

Plymouth Church, Brooklyn

Henry Ward Beecher

1891

John Quincy Adams Ward

Brooklyn

Cadman Plaza, Brooklyn

Horace Greeley

1894

Alexander Doyle

Manhattan

32nd between Broadway and Sixth

Horace Greeley

1915

John Quincy Adams Ward

Manhattan

City Hall Park

Indian Hunter

1869

John Quincy Adams Ward

Central Park

between the Mall and Sheep Meadow

J. S. T. Stranahan

1891

Frederick William MacMonnies

Brooklyn

Prospect Park East Drive and Flatbush, Brooklyn

Jackie Gleason

2000

Robert Du Grenier

Manhattan

Port Authority, 8th Avenue and 40th

Jackie Robinson

1981

Ingie Hardison

Manhattan

West 147th and Bradhurst

Jackie Robinson & Pee Wee Reese

2005

William Behrends

Brooklyn

Keyspan Field, Coney Island

Jacob Riis

2010

David Ostro

Queens

Jacob Riis Park, Queens

Jan Karski

2007

Karol Badyna

Manhattan

Madison and 37th

Joan of Arc

1915

Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington

Manhattan

Riverside Drive at 93rd Street Manhattan

Johann Christoph Frederic Von Schiller

1859

C. L. Richter

Manhattan

Central Park

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

1932

Karl Fischer

Manhattan

Bryant Park

John Burroughs

1914

Sciarrino Caraino Pietro

Queens

P.S. 188 Bayside, Queens

John Ericsson

1903

Jonathan Scott Hartley

Manhattan

Battery Park

John F. Kennedy

1965

Neil Estern

Manhattan

Grand Army Plaza, north of the fountain

John Howard Van Amringe

1918

William Ordway Partridge

Manhattan

Columbia

John Hughes

1891

Maurice J. Power

The Bronx

Fordham, the Bronx

John Purroy Mitchel Monument

1928

Adolph Alexander Weinman

Central Park

Central Park, 95th Street

John Watts

1890

George Edwin Bissell

Manhattan

Trinity Church

John Wolf Ambrose

1936

Andrew Jr. O'Connor

Manhattan

Battery Park

Jose Artigas

1949

San Martin, Jose Luis Zorrilla de

Manhattan

Sixth Avenue and Dominick

Jose Bonifacio Andrada

1955

Jose Lima

Manhattan

Bryant Park

José de San Martín

1951

Louis Joseph Daumas

Central Park

Central Park South and Sixth Avenue

José Martí

1965

Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington

Central Park

Central Park South and Sixth Avenue

Joseph A. Guider

1930

Romeo Frassanito

Brooklyn

Guider Park, Brooklyn

Josiah Porter

1902

W. Clark Noble

The Bronx

Van Cortlandt Park, the Bronx

Juan Pablo Duarte

1978

Nicola Arrighini

Manhattan

Duarte Square, Canal and Sixth Avenue

King Jagiello Monument

1945

Stanislaw K. Ostrowski

Central Park

East of Turtle Pond, Central Park

Lajos Kossuth

1930

John Horvay

Manhattan

Riverside Drive and 113th

Lehman Gates

1961

Paul Manship

Central Park

At the entrance to the Tisch Children's Zoo

Lin Zexu

1997

T. C. Ho

Manhattan

Kimlau Square at East Broadway and Chatham Square

Loreley Fountain

1899

Ernst Herter

The Bronx

Kilmer Park

Louis J. Heintz

1909

Pierre Feitu

The Bronx

Joyce Kilmer Park, the Bronx

Ludwig van Beethoven

1884

Henry Baerer

Central Park

Central Park

Ludwig van Beethoven

1894

Henry Baerer

Brooklyn

Concert Grove, Prospect Park

Mahatma Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln

1986

Kantilal B. Patel

Manhattan

Union Square

Marquis de Lafayette

1917

Daniel Chester French

Brooklyn

Prospect Park, 9th Street and Park West

Marquis de Lafayette

1876

Frederic Auguste Bartholdi

Manhattan

Union Square

Marquis de Lafayette & Washington

1900

Frederic Auguste Bartholdi

Manhattan

W. 114th at Morningside and Manhattan Avenues

Martin Luther King Jr.

1970

Sam Sawyer

Manhattan

Esplanade Garden Houses

Mayor Fiorello La Guardia

1957

Jo Davidson

Manhattan

LaGuardia Houses, Madison and Clinton

Michelangelo

2008

Sergio Rossetti Morosini

Manhattan

Façade of the National Arts Club

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

1986

Fernando Miranda

Manhattan

Off Fifth Avenue, north of Washington Square

Monitor Monument and Victory Angel

1938

Antonio de Filippo

Brooklyn

McGolrick Park, Brooklyn

Moses

1987

Larry Mohr

Manhattan

Fordham

Mother Goose

1938

Frederick George Richard Roth

Central Park

Central Park, entrance to Rumsey Play Field

Nathan Hale

1893

Frederick William MacMonnies

Manhattan

City Hall Park

Obelisk aka Cleopatra's Needle

1881

unknown

Central Park

Central Park, Behind the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Orestes Augustus Brownson

1910

Samuel James Kitson

The Bronx

Fordham University

Peace Fountain

1985

Greg Wyatt

Manhattan

Cathedral of Saint John the Divine

Peter Cooper

1897

Stanford White

Manhattan

Cooper Square

Peter Stuyvesant

1941

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

Manhattan

Stuyvesant Square

Peter Stuyvesant

1915

Toon Dupuis

Manhattan

Second Avenue and 10th

Postcards - September 11 memorial

2004

Masayuki Sono

Staten Island

St. George Neighborhood

Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument

1908

Stanford White

Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Fort Greene Park

Prospero and Miranda

1966

Milton Hebald

Central Park

Central Park near the Delacorte Theater

Pulitzer Fountain, Abundance

1916

Karl Bitter

Central Park

Grand Army Plaza

Red Cube

1968

Isamu Noguchi

Manhattan

Marine Midland Building

Rev. Benjamin L. Lowry

1982

Robert W. Pugh

Brooklyn

Lowry Triangle, Brooklyn

Rhinoceros

1989

Katherine Ward Lane Weems

The Bronx

The Bronx Zoo

Richard Morris Hunt

1898

Daniel Chester French

Central Park

Central Park, Fifth Avenue and 70th

Richard Tucker

1979

Milton Hebald

Manhattan

West 66th Broadway and Columbus

Robert F. Kennedy

1972

Anneta Duveen

Manhattan

Cadman Plaza

Robert F. Wagner

1959

Georg Lober

Manhattan

Wagner Houses, F.D.R. Drive and E. 120th

Robert Fulton

1872

Caspar Buberl

Manhattan

Fulton Park

Robert Richard Randall

1883

Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Staten Island

Sailor’s Snug Harbor, Staten Island

Rocket Thrower

1964

Donald De Lue

Queens

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park

Romeo and Juliet

1978

Milton Hebald

Central Park

Central Park, Delacorte Theater

Ronald McNair

1994

Ogundipe Fayomi

Brooklyn

Ronald McNair Park, Brooklyn

Roscoe Conkling

1893

John Quincy Adams Ward

Manhattan

Madison Square

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

na

Unknown

Manhattan

Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, 7 State Street

Samuel Cox

1891

Louise Lawson

Manhattan

Tompkins Square

Samuel J. Tilden

1926

William Ordway Partridge

Manhattan

Riverside Park

Samuel Morse

1870

Byron M. Pickett

Manhattan

Central Park, 5th and 72nd

Samuel Rea

1910

Samuel Weinman

Manhattan

Penn Station

Seventh Regiment Memorial

1874

John Quincy Adams Ward

Central Park

Central Park, West Drive opposite the Sheep Meadow

Sherman Monument

1903

Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Central Park

Central Park

Simón Bolívar

1921

Sally James Farnham

Central Park

Central Park South and Sixth Avenue

Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns

1872

Sir John Steell

Central Park

Central Park

Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns

1872

Sir John Steell

Central Park

Central Park

Socrates Sculpture Park

1993

Anthony Frudakis

Queens

Athens Square, Queens

Sophie Irene Loeb

1936

Frederick George Richard Roth

Central Park

Central Park, Fifth Avenue at East 76th

Still Hunt

1883

Edward Kemeys

Central Park

Central Park, west side of the East Drive at the edge of the Ramble

The Alamo

1967

Bernard Rosenthal

Manhattan

Astor Place

The Angel of the Waters

1873

Emma Stebbins

Central Park

Middle of Central Park

The Bronx Victory Column

1933

Belle Kinney & Leopold Scholz

The Bronx

Pelham Bay Park

The Charging Bull

1989

Arturo Di Modica

Manhattan

Bowling Green Plaza

The Falconer

1875

George Blackall Simonds

Central Park

Central Park, Terrace Drive near the West 72nd Street drive entrance

The Monument to the Maine

1913

Attilio Picarelli

Central Park

Merchants' Gate, West 59th Street at Columbus Circle

The Triumph of Civic Virtue

1922

Frederick William MacMonnies

Queens

Kew Gardens, Queens

The Untermyer Fountain

1947

Walter Schott

Central Park

Central Park Conservatory Garden

Theodore Roosevelt

1940

James Earle Fraser

Manhattan

American Museum of Natural History

Thomas Jefferson

1914

William Ordway Partridge

Manhattan

Columbia

Thomas Moore

1880

D. B. Sheahan

Central Park

Central Park

Thomas Moore

1879

John G. Draddy

Brooklyn

Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Tigress and Cubs

1867

Auguste Nicolas Cain

Central Park

Cnetral Park, between the Intelligence Garden and the Tropical Zone

Unisphere

1964

Gilmore D. Clarke, designer

Queens

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park

USS Maine National Monument

1913

Attilio Piccirilli & Charles Keck

Central Park

Central Park

Victor Herbert

1927

Edmond Thomas Quinn

Central Park

Central Park

Vladimir Lenin

1985

Yuri Gerasimov

Manhattan

Houston Street between Avenues A and B

Washington Irving

1935

Friedrich Beer

Manhattan

Irving H.S., Irving Place and E. 17th

Washington Irving

1871

James Wilson Alexander MacDonald

Brooklyn

Prospect Park, Brooklyn

William Cullen Bryant

1911

Herbert Adams

Manhattan

Bryant Park

William Earle Dodge

1941

John Quincy Adams Ward

Manhattan

Bryant Park

William H. Seward

1876

Randolph Rogers

Manhattan

Madison Square

William Jay Gaynor

1926

Adolph Augustus Weinman

Brooklyn

Cadman Plaza, Brooklyn

William Shakespeare

1872

John Quincy Adams Ward

Central Park

Central Park



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