A view of the marble arch occupying New York's Washington Square park...an ode to George Washington, distinguished military General and first U.S. President. Designed by famed architect Stanford White and completed in 1895, the arch actually sits atop an old German cemetary. It's a large monument...large enough that cars once drove through it and the Park's department once kept an office inside. You can see in this shot one of the two statues depicting the President, flanked by Wisdom and Justice. The arch, much like the surrounding neighborhood has seen hard times but has undergone extensive restoration to return it to its original grand state.

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