Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Photo of of the Day: Greenwood Cemetery Entrance

The entrance gate to Sunset Park's Greenwood Cemetery on 5th Avenue and 25th street. Built in 1861 and a City Landmark it is described in Wikipedia's article on it as:

 "The gates were designed by Richard Upjohn in Gothic Revival style. The main entrance to the cemetery was built in 1861 of Belleville brownstone. The sculptured groups depicting biblical scenes from the New Testament including Lazarus, The Widow's Son, and Jesus' Resurrection over the gateways are the work of John M. Moffitt. A Designated Landmarks of New York plaque was erected on it in 1958 by the New York Community Trust."