This memorial and tiny park are named for Isidore and Ida Straus--he a former congressman and onetime co-owner of Macy's--who died on the Titanic in 1912. The memorial here to Ida Straus, which depicts her reclining elegantly, commemorates her decision to remain with her husband on board the sinking ship rather than leave on a lifeboat with the women and children.

Constructed, 1913


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