by Alexandra Hannibal, at Dec. 18, 2011, 2:09 p.m.
NAME: Peter Pan
LOCATION: POINT (-73.9435916527492623 40.7753801040698676)
DATE: Original Time Square Location, 1925 Rededicated in present location September 8, 1975
SCULPTOR: Charles Andrew Hafner
DONOR: Gift of Hugh Truball through Solute to the Seasons fund for a better New York
HISTORY: Charles Andrew Hafner originally created Peter Pan as the center piece to the fountain in the lobby of Time Square's Paramount theater. The Statue was relocated in 1975. For a brief time in 1998 the sculpture went missing. It was uprooted from its location in Carl Schurz Park and ultimately found by NYPD in the bottom of the East River.
NEXT MONUMENT: Growth
WORKS CITED: IMAGE: nyparks.gov, Peter Pan TEXT: Neverland Mourns: Peter Pan a Captive: A 1,000-pound statue is cut off from its base. By JOHN KIFNER New York Times (1923-Current file); Aug 6, 1998; pg. B3 Was It a Lost Boys' Uprising? Peter Pan Statue Is Recovered: Lost Boys' Uprising? Peter Pan Statu... By JOHN KIFNER New York Times Aug 7, 1998: City of New York, Parks and Recreation Department, parks, http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/carlschurz/highlights/12587
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