The History Behind Central Park's Beloved Alice in Wonderland Sculpture

Alice in Wonderland, Central Park | A bronze sculpture depicting Alice in Wonderland in Central Park , New York.
Alice in Wonderland, Central Park | A bronze sculpture depicting Alice in Wonderland in Central Park , New York.
Photo: Pagnobito

Untapped Cities recently published a great article revealing the history of the beloved Alice in Wonderland Sculpture in Central Park, and how it originated from Robert Moses and the Modern Art Foundry in Long Island City.

Today, it’s become a beloved fixture of the park, but the sculpture’s origins can be traced back to Long Island City’s Modern Art Foundry, where it was cast. Located in the former carriage house of the famous Steinway Mansion, this mecca for sculptors is where artistic visions become realized in metal.

Check out the full article to learn all about how this sculpture found its way into Central Park.

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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