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Introduction
1)
Title
Columbus (Russo)
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
1149
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
August 01, 2001
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
November 23, 2012
6)
Site Worked Last
June 05, 2013
Content
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1)
Continental discovery/expansion
2)
Foreign national/NonAmerican
3)
Explorer
5)
Caucasian
6)
Not Applicable
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Statue(s) w/wo pedestal
4)
Stone/rock
5)
Large
6)
Main + Three
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly and on tablet
8)
Text available, all
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
3300-316.1, 3300-316.2, 3300-316.3, 3300-316.4, 3300-316.5, 3300-316.6, 3300-316.7, 3300-316.8, 3300-316.9, 3300-316.11
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Russo, Gaetano
12.2)
Designer 2
Artist/Artistic Group: Leigh, Douglas
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Known
13.1)
Fabricator/Builder 1
Fonderia Nelli 
13.2)
Fabricator City
Rome 
13.3)
Fabricator State
 
13.4)
Fabricator Country
Italy 
Setting
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1)
Plaza arrangement
2)
Open Space , Water
3)
Appearance/Setting
Completed
3.1)
Appeal of the Item
6 Very Good
3.2)
Setting appears appropriate
6 Very Good
3.3)
Traffic near for access, distanced for appreciation
5 Good
3.4)
Visualization and panorama
5 Good
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
6 Very Good
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
5.6 Very Good (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
Not Entered
5)
October 12, 1892
6)
September 15, 1935
10)
Other Monuments on Site
1150 , 1151 , 1152
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government , Community Group/Not For Profit
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
Roads and their Towns
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
Spanish Exploration and Settlement
Demography
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1)
File Number
50
2)
Town/City
New York
3)
County
New York
4)
District
Manhattan
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10019
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
40.7681340000
9)
Longitude (GPS)
-73.9818640000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Broadway
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Central Park West
12)
Additional Identifier 1
West 59th Street
13)
Additional Identifier 2
Columbus Circle
14)
Links/Websites
15)
Man-made
16)
16.1)
Business/businesses
16.2)
Membership Group/Public Contribution
17)
First Americans/Colonists 1492-1775
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
August 01, 2001
19)
19.1)
Site Survey
19.2)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
19.3)
Government Materials
19.4)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
November 23, 2012
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
21.1)
Site Survey
21.2)
Newspaper
21.3)
Promotional Materials
21.4)
Website
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME: Christopher Columbus
TITLE ALT: Christopher Columbus Memorial, Columbus Monument
SITE MAINTENANCE: Community Group -- Delacorte Foundation (fountain)
SPONSOR: Business -- newspaper Il Progresso Italo-Americano, Carlo Barsotti (ed)
SOURCES: SIRIS; Gayle and Cohen, Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture; Durante, Forgotten Delights: The Producers




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