Columbus Circle

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Photograph: Nicholas Baume
Christopher Columbus statue in Columbus Circle
Midtown West Free
This plaza, bordering Central Park, serves as a transportation hub and shopping venue. In the center, a marble statue of Christopher Columbus sits atop a 70-foot granite column; the monument was created by sculptor Gaetano Russo in 1892 to mark the 400th anniversary of the explorer's first voyage to America.
Venue name: Columbus Circle
Contact:
Address: Central Park South
NY
10023
Cross street: at Central Park West
Transport: Subway: A, C, B, D, 1 to 59th St–Columbus Circle

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William G

My, don't you edit? Fact check? Your map of Columbus Circle has pinpointed CPS's Simon Bolivia statue. Ironic, no? As well, your description of Columbus Circle includes zero highlights at Columbus Circle about Columbus Day. 


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