nyc. grants tomb and mosaic benches.

general grant national memorial is a mausoleum in manhattans neighborhood morningside heights, near to columbia university, riverside park and riverside church. it contains the bodies of ulysses s. grant -american civil war general and 18th president of the united states- and his wife julia dent grant.

mosaic benches around grants tomb

gaudi inspired mosaic benches

the mosaic benches surrounding it -called “the rolling bench”- were built during 3 years by children of the neighbourhood together with artist pedro silva. they resemble the benches at gaudi’s famous parc güell in barcelona.

yellow cab mosaic mosaic bench detail

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