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Introduction
1)
Title
La Guardia (Estern)
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
1577
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
March 30, 2006
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
March 30, 2006
6)
Site Worked Last
April 08, 2006
Content
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1)
Individual|group/family recognition
2)
Outstanding/notable citizen/person
3)
Leader: General local
5)
Caucasian
6)
Not Applicable
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Statue(s) w/wo pedestal
5)
Average (life-size)
6)
Four +
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly
8)
Text available, all
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
1900-208.1, 1900-208., 1900-208.3, 1900-208.4, 1900-208.5
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Estern, Neil
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Not Yet Determined
Setting
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1)
Walkway|Street
3)
Appearance/Setting
Completed
3.1)
Appeal of the Item
5 Good
3.2)
Setting appears appropriate
4 Satisfactory
3.3)
Traffic near for access, distanced for appreciation
4 Satisfactory
3.4)
Visualization and panorama
4 Satisfactory
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
4 Satisfactory
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
4.2 Satisfactory (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
1986
5)
October 19, 1994
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
Demography
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1)
File Number
50B
2)
Town/City
New York
3)
County
New York
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10012
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
9)
Longitude (GPS)
10)
Intersecting Street 1
La Guardia
11)
Intersecting Street 2
West 3 St
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Bleecker
13)
Additional Identifier 2
14)
Links/Websites
15)
Man-made
16)
16.1)
Business/businesses
16.2)
Community Group
17)
1914-1945
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
March 30, 2006
19)
19.1)
Site Survey
19.2)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
19.3)
Newspaper
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME: Fiorello Henry La Guardia. Nick-named "the Little Flower."
DEVELOPMENT COMMENT: ID #1577 (Estern) -- Design originally commissioned for La Guardia Airport in 1964, but never installed due to lack of funds; its SPONSOR commissioned it in 1986. ID #568 (Davidson) -- Bust created 1934 and in artist's collection until 1952 when he died; that year, SPONSOR purchased it.
SPONSOR(S): Community group -- Friends of La Guardia Place
SPONSOR(S): Business/businesses -- New York University
SOURCES: Reynolds, Masters of American Sculpture
CODE-5-Manhattan



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