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Morning View - Washington Square Arch

The 77-foot tall arch in Washington Square Park was built in 1892 to commemorate the centennial of George Washington's inauguration. It was designed by Stanford White, one of the most revered of the Beaux Arts architects. Washington Square Park used to be a cemetery. "You son of a bitch! You moved the headstones, but you didn't move the bodies!"

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