Art: Diana

With Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, scheduled for speedy demolition, artists, architects pondered on what could be done with Diana, Roman huntress by Saint-Gaudens, who, upon a Moorish tower by Stanford White, long adorned the summit of the famed hippodrome. After 56 conflicting proposals, it was last week decided to remove statue, tower, to New York University. Lawyer Elihu Root agreed to head a committee to raise funds for the transfer; architects McKim, Mead & White were appointed for the work.


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