Samuel Finley Breese Morse (Central Park)

This is Essay 7 from my 2003 book Forgotten Delights: The Producers, A Selection of Manhattan's Outdoor Sculptures. .. -. ...- . -. - -- .-. -- ..-. -- -- .-.…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

"The Minstrel Boy" Listen (John McDermott has a wonderful voice!) as if you'd never heard this song before. It isn't just about Ireland: it's about not surrendering your values. The Minstrel-boy to…

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A Walk in Prospect Park, 4

The first post in this series is here, second here, third here. All photos in this series are copyright © 2017 Dianne L. Durante. General Slocum General Henry Warner Slocum, on…

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A Walk in Prospect Park, 3

The first part of this series is here, the second here. This one goes from the Concert Ground to the Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch at Grand Army Plaza. All images copyright…

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A Walk in Prospect Park, 2

Last week's post ran from the Marquis de Lafayette at Prospect Park West and 9th Street to the Prospect Park War Memorial. This week we pick up at the Woolman Rink…

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A Walk in Prospect Park, 1

Early this month I went for a long stroll in Prospect Park to visit some of "my" sculptures. (I have a database of outdoor sculptures in New York City: I…

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Monuments of Manhattan for iPhone, iPad

Now available: Monuments of Manhattan videoguide for iPhone and iPad. To see a preview or purchase the app, click here. For history buffs and art lovers, tourists and New Yorkers,…

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King George III Born Again in New York City

For the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia (opening April 19, 2017), StudioEIS was commissioned to recreate the equestrian statue of King George III that once stood in New York.…

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