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Introduction
1)
Title
La Guardia (Davidson)
2)
Town, State
New York, NY
3)
ID #
568
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
December 29, 2003
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
April 26, 2005
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)
Bust of person
4)
Stone/rock and metal
5)
Average (life-size)
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly
8)
Text available, all
9)
Others, not authorized
9.1)
Image numbering/location
10)
Design Preservation
Under Consideration
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Davidson, Jo
12.2)
Designer 2
Artist/Artistic Group: Eggers and Higgins
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Not Yet Determined
Setting
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1)
Under Consideration
2)
Under Consideration
3)
Appearance/Setting
Not Performed
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4)
1952
5)
September 20, 1957
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Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
8)
Under Consideration
9)
Under Consideration
10)
Other Monuments on Site
11)
Under Consideration
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
10002
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
9)
Longitude (GPS)
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Madison
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Clinton
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Jefferson
13)
Additional Identifier 2
Little Flower Playground
15)
Man-made
16)
16.1)
Citizens/residents
16.2)
Membership Group/Public Contribution
17)
1914-1945
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
December 29, 2003
19)
19.1)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
19.2)
Government Materials
19.3)
Website
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
April 26, 2005
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
21.1)
Book/Pamphlet/Text
21.2)
Newspaper
21.3)
Website
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME: Fiorello Henry La Guardia. Nick-named "the Little Flower."
DESIGN: Pedestal and niche by Eggers and Higgins
DESIGNER: Alternative name -- Eggers Group Architects
SPONSOR: Membership Group/Public Contribution -- La Guardia Memorial Association, Newbold Morris, chair
SOURCE(S): Craven, Sculpture in America; Gayle and Cohen, Guide to Manhattan's Outdoor Sculpture; Lederer, All Around the Town; SIRIS
DEVELOPMENT COMMENT: ID #568 (Davidson) -- Bust created 1934 and in artist's collection until 1952 when he died; that year, SPONSOR purchased it. 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.
CODE-5-Manhattan



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