Fiorello H. LaGuardia Monument

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About Fiorello H. LaGuardia Monument

Step into LaGuardia Place and find yourself face-to-face with the larger-than-life monument of Fiorello H. LaGuardia, one of New York City's most beloved mayors. 

Known affectionately as 'The Little Flower,' LaGuardia's tenure from 1934 to 1945 was marked by his tireless efforts to reform city governance and his undeniable flair for the theatrical. The monument, crafted by sculptor Neil Estern, captures the essence of LaGuardia's dynamic spirit and approachable nature. It's not just a cold slab of bronze; this statue seems ready to leap into action, with an open hand and a determined gaze that seems to encourage New Yorkers to pursue greatness. 

Located in Greenwich Village, the monument stands as an enduring reminder of LaGuardia's legacy of leadership, reform, and service to the public.

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