Irish Hunger Memorial

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  • Address: North End Ave & Vesey St, New York, NY 10280, USA, 10282, New York City, United States
  • Timings: 11:00 am - 06:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-2122679700
  • Tags: Memorial, Sculpture, Landmarks, Monuments And Memorials

The Irish Hunger Memorial sculpture, overlooking the Hudson Riverfront, commemorates the Great Irish Famine with the stones collected from every country of Ireland. Sprawling over 0.5 acres, the sculpture was designed by 1100 Architect company, Gail Wittwer-Laird, and Brian Tolle. The Irish Hunger Memorial construction started in 2001 in awareness of the Great Hunger within 1845 to 1852 that claimed lives of more than a million inhabitants. The plot is landscaped with the native western Irish Coast vegetation, stones from the countries and soil. The Irish Hunger Memorial also features a reconstructed 19th century Irish Cottage.

How to Reach Irish Hunger Memorial

  • Buses Free Downtown Connection, M22, X3, X4 to stop : Vesey St & N End Av
  • Buses Free Downtown Connection, M20, M22 to stop : Murray St/North End Av
  • Ferries Belford and Brookfield Place Terminal, Harborside and Brookfield Place Terminal, Hoboken / NJ Transit Terminal and Brookfield Place Terminal etc to stop : Brookfield Place / Battery Park City

  • Irish Hunger Memorial Address: North End Ave & Vesey St, New York, NY 10280, USA, 10282, New York City, United States
  • Irish Hunger Memorial Contact Number: +1-2122679700
  • Irish Hunger Memorial Timing: 11:00 am - 06:30 pm
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