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Introduction
1)
Title
East Coast Memorial
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
130
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 26, 2004
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
October 26, 2004
6)
Site Worked Last
May 18, 2005
Content
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1)
Self-sacrifice
2)
War Dead or those Serving and Dying
3)
Not Applicable
5)
Combination
6)
World War II
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Animal w/wo pedestal
4)
Stone/rock and metal
5)
Large
6)
Main + Two
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly and on tablet
8)
Text available, partial
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
6703-154.1, 6703-154.2, 6703-154.3, 6703-154.4, 6703-154.5
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Manca, Albino
12.2)
Designer 2
Artist/Artistic Group: Gehron and Seltzer
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Known
13.1)
Fabricator/Builder 1
Bedi-Rassy Art Foundry 
13.2)
Fabricator City
Brooklyn 
13.3)
Fabricator State
NY 
13.4)
Fabricator Country
United States 
Setting
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1)
Plaza arrangement
2)
Land (elevation/depression) , 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
7 Exceptional
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
6 Very Good
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
6.0 Very Good (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
Not Entered
5)
May 23, 1963
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
11)
Satisfactory
12)
FedGov-Other Executive
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
Roads and their Towns
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
Demography
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1)
File Number
50C
2)
Town/City
New York
3)
County
New York
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10004
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
9)
Longitude (GPS)
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Battery Park
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Admiral Dewey Promenade
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Broadway
13)
Additional Identifier 2
SR-9A
14)
Links/Websites
15)
Man-made
16)
Government, Federal -- Exec / Other
17)
1914-1945
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 26, 2004
19)
19.1)
Site Survey
19.2)
Government Materials
19.3)
Newspaper
19.4)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
RACE/ETHNICITY: Combination -- Source, Senator Mansfield, dedication ceremony, as quoted in New York Times article of 5/24/2003: "all colors, all faiths."
DESIGNERS: Names -- William Gehron and Gilbert Seltzer
SITE DEVELOPMENT: Times article, above, notes gray slabs in place 1959. Eagle dated 1961. Dedication 1963
SITE MAINTENANCE and SPONSOR: Government, Federal other -- American Battle Monuments Commission
SOURCES: Gayle and Cohen, Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture; Greene, New York for New Yorkers; Lederer, All Around the Town; Reynolds, Monuments and Masterpieces; SIRIS
ZIP: Assumed to be 10004 for Battery Park area
CODE-5-Manhattan



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