Eleanor Roosevelt Monument
72nd Street & Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10023
+1 212 408 0264 (City Park Council)
Eleanor Roosevelt Monument is dedicated to the First Lady Roosevelt (1884-1962) and was installed in 1996. It was inaugurated in the presence of Hillary Rodham Clinton. The sculptor is Penelope Jencks and the statue shows the first lady leaning against a stone in a thoughtful mood. This monument is a part of Riverside Park; a landmark of New York City. The park has rocky landscapes, smooth lawns, and clumps of trees that give a tranquil view of the riverside. It features a whole lot of recreational facilities including field, skate zone and marina.