Bolivar Plaza

Under the initiative of Mayor LaGuardia, Sixth Avenue was renamed "The Avenue of the Americas" in 1945 to honor Pan-American ideals and principals. Landscape architect Gilmore D. Clarke redesigned the Artists' Gate Sixth Avenue entrance in 1951. The Bolivar statue was moved to a new black granite pedestal at this Sixth Avenue entrance and rededicated on April 19, 1951. The Jose de San Martin statue was installed a month later and the trio of Latin American patriots was completed with the installation of the Jose Marti statue in 1965.

Bolivar Plaza Flagpole
Simone Bolivar
Jose de San Martin
Jose Marti

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