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Limestone Frieze of Moses

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Public art adorning the grounds of the Kingsborough Houses

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Borough : Brooklyn
Neighborhood : Weeksville
Public Art, Highlights in Central Brooklyn, African/ American, Education

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Will Halsey

This treasure from the WPA era is a landmark because Richmond Barthe was one of the great African-American sculptors, and as appreciation of black art and artists increases, the Kingsborough wall will become more valued and less hidden.

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