The Immigrants

Description: 

"The Immigrants" is a large bronze statue that is located in NYC to commemorate those who immigrated to the US in NYC. The memorial was created by Luis Sanguino in 1983 and resides in Battery Park, near the facility where immigrants would get processed. The statue can be described as a group of people with different poses to express the strife and struggle they went through to get to the US but also hope for their future. 

LocationMem: 
Location: South of Castle Clinton, Battery Park, NYC, NY
Institution: 
Public
Official/Unofficial: 
Official
Group Acknowledged: 
NYC Immigrants
Historical Subject: 

In memorial to the people who immigrated to the US from 1855 to 1890.

Physical Aspects: 
  • Description: Group (heroic scale) on base
  • Materials: Bronze, Minnesota Rideau Red granite
  • Dimensions: Group H: 10' W: 5' D: 14'2½"; Base H: 1'1" W: 8' D: 17'7"
Date of Dedication: 
1983
Place Location: 
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