ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
William Earl Dodge, 1885
Artworks: Sculpture

Artist
John Quincy Adams Ward
Materials
Bronze, granite
Dates
  • Constructed, 1885
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Description
On the north side of the park is a statue in bronze of William Earl Dodge (1805-83), businessman (a founder of Phelps, Dodge & Company, leaders in the copper trade) and philanthropist. John Quincy Adams Ward, an American, created the statue, which was dedicated in Herald Square, in 1885. In 1941, when Herald Square was renovated, the Dodge statue was moved to its present location.
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Location
6th Ave. & W. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036
United States

Northeast corner of park
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