Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Father Jerzy Popieluszko Memorial Monument, McCarren Park


Father Jerzy Popieluszko Memorial, Father Jerzy Popieluszko Square, McCarren Park, Brooklyn


Via NYC Parks

  • Location: Father Jerzy Popieluszko Square, Bedford and Nassau Avenues
  • Sculptor: Stanislaw Lutostanski
  • Architect: M. Paul Friedberg & Partners
  • Description: Bust emerging from a rough-hewn block, so it appears to be enshrouded up to the shoulders in a map of Poland, two plaques in pavement at front
  • Cast: 1990
  • Dedicated: October 21, 1990
  • Donor: Polish American Congress, Downstate N.Y. Division
  • Inscription: Plaque 1:
    CONQUER EVIL WITH GOOD / JOHN PAUL II / IN MEMORY OF / FATHER JERZY POPIELUSZKO / 1947 - 1984 / PRIEST, / DEFENDER OF HIS COUNTRY / AND NATIONAL SOLIDARITY, / MARTYR FOR THE TRUTH, / BY THE HANDS OF COMMUNISTS / IN POLAND ON 19 OCTOBER 1984. / POLISH AMERICAN CONGRESS / DOWNSTATE N.Y. DIVISION / 

Monday, March 19, 2018

Outside East Williamsburg: FDNY Vincent Kane, September 11, Fifth Avenue


Memorial in honor of Vincent Kane, FDNY, 
who lost his life during the World Trade Center Terrorist Attack, 
September 11, 2001

5th Avenue between 83rd and 84th Street 
(East side of street across from the Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Friday, October 13, 2017

Outside East Williamsburg: John Linguiti, Citifield, Queens

We're not here for a long time,
We;re here for a good time.

In Memory of
John Linguiti
1952-2013
Brother Cousin
Friend

Jeep, Citifield, Queens