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Roving Rube

August 27, 2003

Fountain, Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, U.N. District

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Six fountains, enclosed by iron pergolas, mark the border between the Katherine Hepburn Garden (dedicated on her 90th birthday) and the Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, which stretches all the way between 1st and 2nd Avenues (in context).

Without Friends, Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, despite its magnificent new design, would quickly fall victim to neglect. The elegant promenade would become a garbage dump; the stately fountains would turn to cesspools ... I wish I were exaggerating; I am not. For example ... we spend $7000 on fountain maintenance alone, having the six fountains cleaned weekly for the six months of operation each year. (from Turtle Bay Association site)


































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