New York, New York: Endowed Elephant Statue

A too-anatomically complete statue, part of the United Nations sculpture garden. Currently closed, and surrounded by a cordon of modesty shrubs.

Address:
1st Ave., New York, NY
Directions:
Hidden in the trees on the southeast corner of 1st Ave. and E. 48th St.
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UN Elephant statue.

Endowed Elephant Statue

The trees in the UN garden are leafless in March, but the gardeners are making sure the Endowed Elephant is well covered in all seasons!

[Jerome Strauss, 03/24/2012]

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