New York, New York: Duke Ellington Piano Statue

1997 bronze of big band leader, composer and pianist standing next to a concert piano atop a platform. The Duke Ellington Memorial is 30 ft. high.

Duke Ellington Circle

Address:
New York, NY
Directions:
NE corner of Central Park, 5th Ave. and Duke Ellington Circle.
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Duke Ellington Piano Statue.

Duke Ellington Piano Statue

The Duke Ellington Memorial is in the northeast corner of Central Park.

[Rich Frejomil, 09/24/2016]

There since 1997, a triumph of prank-discouraging design. Even if a drunk could shimmy up a pillar, the piano top doesn't look inviting.

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