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New York  

Sundial: 252
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  
  Latitude and Longitude: 40° 47.400' N  73° 53.058' W
Location: Access: Public/Private access to this dial is unknown.
  • Rikers Island, Shore Blvd. and Hazen Street.
 
Description:
  • Sheet Metal Octagonal. Built by a prisoner. Clipping in envelope #250.
 
General Information:
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  • Construction Date: 1940
 
References:
  • New York Times, Apr. 15, 1997 p. C13. 'The Sundials of New York City'

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