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Artists’ Gate

 
 
Artists' Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 2016
1. Artists' Gate Marker
Inscription. This entrance, named Artists’ Gate in 1862, was redesigned in 1951 by landscape architect Gilmore D. Clarke as the City’s tribute to the Avenue of the Americas.

In 1996 the plaza was restored by the Central Park Conservancy in partnership with the City of New York Parks & Recreation through the generosity of Time Warner.

 
Location. 40° 45.947′ N, 73° 58.571′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Park South/West 59th Street and Avenue of the Americas/Sixth Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Central Park South/West 59th Street. Touch for map. At one of the 20 original entrances to Central Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Simon Bolivar Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Hallett Nature Sanctuary (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ignacy Jan Paderewski (about 600 feet away); 130 West 57th Street (about 800 feet away); The Plaza Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alwyn Court Apartments (approx.
Artists' Gate image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 2016
2. Artists' Gate
0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Alwyn Court Apartments (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Metropolitan Club (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. Still Sixth Avenue to natives, it was renamed "Avenue of the Americans" to celebrate the nations of the Western Hemisphere.
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Simon Bolivar image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 2016
3. Simon Bolivar
On of three statues commemorating Latin or South American personages.
Jose Marti image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 2016
4. Jose Marti
Jose San Martin image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 2016
5. Jose San Martin
A gift to the carriage horses image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 2016
6. A gift to the carriage horses
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 10, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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