NYC Parks Readying ‘Dante’ for His 700th Anniversary with Rededication Ceremony in Dante Park on September 14th

 

 

 

Statue of the poet, Dante Alighieri in Dante Park

With the help of specially trained City Cleanup Corps (CCC) staff, NYC Parks’ monuments crew is fully conserving the famed statue of Dante Alighieri by Ettore Ximenes, using blow torches and boom lifts to treat the bronze sculpture in advance of the 700th anniversary of the Italian poet’s death in September.

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