Irish Hunger Memorial.
 
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Title:Irish Hunger Memorial
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The Irish Hunger Memorial, designed collaboratively by artist Brian Tolle, landscape architect Gail Wittwer-Laird, and 1100 Architect, is located on a one-half acre site at the corner of Vesey Street and North End Avenue in the Battery Park City neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City (USA), and is dedicated to raising awareness of the Great Irish Famine that killed hundreds of thousands in Ireland between the years 1845 and 1852. The memorial was dedicated on July 16, 2002. It is a uniquely landscaped plot, which utilizes stones, soil, and native vegetation brought in from the western coast of Ireland. The memorial contains stones from all of the different counties of Ireland. The memorial also incorporates an authentically recreated Irish cottage of the 19th century.

Central to Tolle's project is this authentic Famine-era cottage donated to the Memorial by his extended family, the Slacks of Attymass, County Mayo, Ireland. The cottage has been painstakingly reconstructed on the Memorial's halfacre site as an expression of solidarity to those who left from those who stayed behind. [from Wikipedia],/p>

Building:Battery Park City (New York, N.Y.)
Object/Function:Architecture
City/Town:New York
State:NY
Country:United States

Scripture:Luke 6:17-26
Lectionary links:CEpip06
General Subject:Hunger

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Record Number:54198 Last Updated: 2010-12-09 15:26:35 Record Created: 2009-02-04 15:39:19
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition