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John J. Carty Park

 
 
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By Larry Gertner, September 26, 2017
1. John J. Carty Park Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicate to the memory of John J. Carty, Deputy Comptroller, Chief Budget Examiner of New York City, urban expert, professional in city finance, advisor to mayors and comptrollers, faithful public servant and loyal friend.

“None knew thee but to love thee, nor named thee, but to praise”

June 5, 1971
 
Erected 1971.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentGovernment & Politics.
 
Location. 40° 36.869′ N, 74° 1.764′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Fort Hamilton Pkwy near near 95th Street, on the right when traveling north. In Bay Ridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named John J. Carty Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Giovanni da Verrazano (within shouting distance of this marker); 1916 Easter Rising Memorial Marker (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Hamilton World War I Memorial
John J. Carty Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 26, 2017
2. John J. Carty Park Marker
Marker is just visible on the brick wall to the left of the door.
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(about 800 feet away); 12-Inch Naval Gun, Mark V, Model 8 (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Robert E. Lee (approx. 0.3 miles away); 12-Pounder “Napoleons”, Model of 1857 (Reproductions) (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Resistance to British Arms in NY (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
John J. Carty image. Click for full size.
from the New York Times, unknown
3. John J. Carty
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on April 15, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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