The Italian nationalist Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807–1882) was memorialized with a bronze statue in Washington Square Park in New York City
The Mayor's Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments and Markers, has launched an online survey for New Yorkers to have their say on NYC public monuments.
At the geographical center of NYC lies Columbus Circle. In its center sits a 700-foot statue of the infamous Italian explorer for which the area is named.
With such a wide array of attractions, Columbus Circle is much more than a channel to ferry cars and the occasional horse-pulled carriage through NYC's gridlock.
Christopher Columbus has long been at the center of American consciousness and NYC in particular. Here are 5 statues to the explorer around New York City.