An exciting new book has just been published: "Guide to New York City Urban Landscapes." It is by Francis Morrone and Robin Lynn, with photographs by Edward A. Toran. The foreword is by Pete Hamill.
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After much effort, and some controversy, Civic Virtue, Frederick MacMonnies's sculpture from the 1920s, has arrived, and been installed, at Green-Wood.
It was a long journey. Civic Virtue was carved in marble in the Bronx. It was then installed in City Hall Park in Manhat... Read more
This past Saturday, the "Angel of Music," a great bronze angel sculpture in tribute to music giant Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829-1869), who is interred at Green-Wood Cemetery, was unveiled at his grave.
Gottschalk was America's first matinee idol and its first internation... Read more