Triumph of Civic Virtue statue, formerly of Kew Gardens, was transported to Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery against public will on Dec 15, 2012.
The Triumph of Civic Virtue statue was designed by the famed sculptor, Frederick William MacMonnies of the Beaux Arts movement, & sculpted by the Piccirilli Brothers. In 1922, it was in City Hall Park, & in 1941, it was installed west of Queens Borough Hall on Queens Blvd in Kew Gardens, NY. The City of NY transported it to Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery, a private organization, against public will on Dec 15, 2012.

Join the cause to restore Civic Virtue in more ways than one: triumphofcivicvirtue.org and
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"Pols Need To Step In To Save Civic Virtue," Forest Hills Times/Queens Ledger, By Michael Perlman, July 2012:
www.queensledger.com/view/full_story/19637636/article-Per...

"Civic Virtue Is Lost To Queens," Forest Hills Times/Queens Ledger, Dec 2012:
queensledger.com/view/full_story/21027503/article-Civic-V...

"Restoring Civic Virtue," Forest Hills Times/Queens Ledger, Feb 2012:
www.queensledger.com/view/full_story/17821254/article-Res...

"Civic Virtue" feature in Forest Hills Patch's Local History column by Michael Perlman: foresthills.patch.com/articles/local-history-civic-virtue

CB 9 CALLS FOR FUNDING TO NYC ELECTED OFFICIALS, TO RESTORE CIVIC VIRTUE: www.nyc.gov/html/qnscb9/html/projects/civic_virtue.shtml

Brief history of Statue of Civic Virtue, according to Kew Gardens History website: kewgardenshistory.com/ss-queensblvd-0500.html

Original location in front of City Hall in 1923: kewgardenshistory.com/ss-queensblvd/qb-0500-OL.html
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