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Othmar Hermann Ammann

 
 
Othmar Hermann Ammann plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2, 2020
1. Othmar Hermann Ammann plaque
Inscription.  
World Renowned Civil Engineer
Othmar Hermann Ammann
1879-1965

This memorial has been placed by his colleagues at this site
His last and greatest work
The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

American Society of Civil Engineers and Metropolitan Section, ASCE
1979
 
Erected 1979 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts.
 
Location. 40° 36.033′ N, 74° 3.875′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of Lily Pond Avenue and Major Avenue, on the right on Lily Pond Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Staten Island NY 10305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Staten Island War Dog Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Four Chaplains (approx. 0.4 miles away); Father Capodanno Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Wadsworth (approx. 0.4 miles away); Arthur Von Briesen Park
Othmar Hermann Ammann plaque image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2, 2020
2. Othmar Hermann Ammann plaque
Screen left, appended to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge monument in 1979
(approx. half a mile away); Dry Moat and Counterscarp (approx. half a mile away); Battery Duane (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Also see . . .
1. Othmar Ammann. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on October 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. O.H. Ammann Memorial Plaque. ASCE Metropolitan Section entry (Submitted on October 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Othmar Hermann Ammann at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner
3. Othmar Hermann Ammann at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 31, 2013
4. The Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge
Spelling officially corrected in 2018
Unveiling the Othmar Hermann Ammann plaque image. Click for full size.
By ASCE Metropolitan Section, 1979
5. Unveiling the Othmar Hermann Ammann plaque
Members of ASCE and the Swiss Embassy, June 28, 1979
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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