Lenin getting a bit hawkish on top of the Red Square apartments. I saw the hawk heading towards the outstretched hand of the statue of Lenin on the top of the building. I was so happy it decided to stay there for a while and pose for me.
New toy for the stupid rich. Jeff Koons balloon rabbit. Story on EV Grieve
Statue: Augustus Saint-Gaudens, unveiled in 1903. Southeast corner of Central Park. Erected by the people of New York under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York.
William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891)
Most famous for his scorched-earth tactics in the Civil War, General William Tecumseh Sherman brought that same military philosophy to the West, where he shaped a policy and strategy that would finally subjugate all the native peoples of the plains. Sherman was born in Ohio in 1820 and named after the Shawnee chief Tecumseh, who had tried unsuccessfully in the first decade of the nineteenth century to unite the tribes of the Ohio River Valley against American intrusions on their land. pbs.org/weta/thewest/people/s_z/sherman.htm
Green Oasis Community Garden & Gilbert’s Sculpture Garden (Sculptures by John Gilbert Ingram Sr. 1932-1999) 8th Street between Avenues C and D.
Civic Fame was commissioned by the City to celebrate the five boroughs uniting to become the City of New York. Adolph A. Weinman (1870-1952), designed the statue, perched atop the tower of the Manhattan Municipal Building, as well as the relief sculptures on the lower floors of the building. Weinman’s credits include the Liberty Dime and the half dollar.