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107Th Infantry

The 107th United States Infantry memorializes the soldiers who served and died in World War I. The sculptor was a sergeant with the 107th Infantry and drew on his war-time memory to depict the raw emotions of these soldiers.

 7Th Regiment Memorial Grove

The 307th Infantry Regiment Memorial Grove, at the northeastern end of the Mall, honors the memory of soldiers who gave their lives in World World I. After the war, young trees were planted in the grove—each representing one of the Regiment's companies.

7Th Regiment Memorial

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7th Regiment Memorial

The 7th Regiment Memorial honors the 58 men of New York's 7th Regiment who died in the Civil War. Officers and members of the regiment banded together to pay for the sculpture, crafted by John Quincy Adams Ward. Ward himself unveiled the sculpture during its dedication in 1874.

Albert Bertel Thorvaldsen

Albert Bertel Thorvaldsen is the only statue of an artist in a New York City park. The bronze sculpture is a replica of his 1839 marble self-portrait, currently housed in the Thorvaldsen Museum in his native Copenhagen. Here, he is imagined wearing a workman's robe, holding his tools, and leaning on a replica of his sculpture, Hope.

Alexander Hamilton

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Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton immortalizes one of America's Founding Fathers—and one of New York City's most distinguished residents. The statue, carved from solid granite by Carl H. Conrads, was donated to Central Park in 1880 by one of Alexander Hamilton's sons, John C. Hamilton.

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Alexander von Humboldt

Dedicated in 1869, this bronze bust depicts German scientist, explorer, and naturalist Frederick Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt. German artist Gustaf Blaeser, an acquaintance of Humboldt, used his death mask as a reference to sculpt the bust.

Andrew Haswell Green Bench

The Andrew Haswell Green Bench is a quiet place to admire the surrounding greenery of Fort Fish. The bench was dedicated in 1929 to the “Father of Greater New York,” Andrew Haswell Green, who was pivotal in the creation of Central Park and numerous other New York City cultural institutions.

Arsenal

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Arsenal

The Arsenal is one of two buildings within Central Park's footprint that predate the Park itself. Today, it is home to the headquarters of NYC Parks and the Central Park Zoo, as well as the Arsenal Gallery, where several fine art and photography exhibitions are mounted annually.

Arthur Brisbane Memorial

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Arthur Brisbane

Along the Fifth Avenue perimeter wall at 101st Street stands this pink granite memorial to Arthur Brisbane. A bench juts out below a sunken bas-relief portrait of the legendary American newspaper editor and executive.

Balto

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Balto

A heroic sled dog immortalized in bronze, Balto is a beloved fixture in the Park. Sculpted by Frederick G. R. Roth, Balto is a popular climbing statue among Central Park's youngest visitors—a fitting feature, given his backstory.