in the Public Realm
Statue of Liberty National Monument
Historic Buildings: Museum

Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi
Richard Morris Hunt
Renovation Architects
Swanke Hayden Connell Architects, The Office of Thierry W. Despont
Structural Engineer
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel
  • Constructed, 1886
Landmark Designations
  • New York City Landmark
  • National Parks Service
  • National Historic Landmark
  • National Register of Historic Places
Statue of Liberty - Jean Parker Phifer
History of the Statue of Liberty - Barry Moreno
Located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty was a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States and is one of the most universal symbols of political freedom and liberty. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886 and was designated a National Monument on October 15, 1924. It became a World Heritage Site in 1984. The island was extensively restored and reopened on July 4, 1986, shortly before the Statue's centennial in October 1986. The i...
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1 Liberty Island
New York, NY 10004
United States

Liberty Island
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