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Frederick Douglass Circle

Plaza, Monument / Landmark, and Public Art · Central Park
Frederick Douglass Circle (W 110th St and Frederick Douglass Blvd.), New York, NY 10026, United States

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    HarlemGal -.
    "Plus no biking, rollerblading or skateboarding on this site."(2 Tips)
    NYC Parks
    "sculpture of Frederick Douglass"(2 Tips)
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  • Harlem A.

    A great space to visit with it's dominant Frederick Douglass sculpture as long as rush hour hasn't approached. If so, Getting there will require risk, skill, and sheer luck to avoid oncoming traffic.

    Harlem Ambassador · May 5, 2013
  • NYC Percent for Art

    This impressive statue, by Gabriel Koren, was installed in 2009 as part of the City's Percent for Art program. Read more

    NYC Percent for Art · September 26, 2012
  • R L.

    The completed plaza is a great spot to hide out from the wild taxi drivers tearing around the circle. Be careful out there.

    R L · August 5, 2012
  • NYC Parks

    Check out the sculpture of Frederick Douglass, honoring the the abolitionist, writer, orator, and publisher.

    NYC Parks · February 6, 2012
  • Marc S.

    They've completed the repairs of the illuminated panel and waterfall.

    Marc Silverman · September 23, 2011
  • Roberto J.

    Not the best idea to visit after dark.

    Roberto Juárez-Garza · November 8, 2010

    Feeble to $mith grind!

  • Emmanuel B.

    Your not allowed to Ride your bike or skateboard here, ..... Unless they don't see you :)

    Emmanuel Baptiste · September 7, 2010
  • Daniel M.

    I only watched this circle get built for ten years while they totally screwed up traffic in my neighborhood, but if Eric E. wants to be mayor of this place so damn bad he can have it.

    Daniel M. · August 12, 2010
  • HarlemGal -.

    Beautiful circle. Plus no biking, rollerblading or skateboarding on this site. Read more

    HarlemGal -Inc · July 9, 2010
  • HarlemGal -.

    Today is the first day that Frederick Douglass Circle in Harlem is available to the public. Yes, it is officially open after more than seven years in the making.Wow. It’s about time and long overdue. Read more

    HarlemGal -Inc · June 9, 2010
  • Eric E.

    Finally finished!

    Eric Enright · June 2, 2010

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