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Very Humbling to see

We saw this as it’s now situated outside the Emigrant Bank near Grand Central station. Very... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2019
108JasonR
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Malahide, Ireland
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Had to see while in NYC

This was super close to our hotel on 44th st. We had to check it out since our son is a fire... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2018
ricovaldez
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

We saw this as it’s now situated outside the Emigrant Bank near Grand Central station. Very humbling and I guess there is no further description needed or words as the statue and plaques speaks for itself.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 108JasonR
Reviewed December 17, 2018

This was super close to our hotel on 44th st. We had to check it out since our son is a fire fighter back home. Statue is awesome. It was a little bit of a bummer to be surrounded by all the advertising from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Seeing the Kneeling Fireman on 9-11 week was very moving and beautiful. Confused as to its location, as closer to the 9-11 memorial would have seemed more appropriate and easier for others to see, however, I am so glad we stopped and took a moment...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We found this statue by sheer fate. We were around Rockefeller heading home when we saw this across the street. It is beautiful!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

The committee members of the Fire Fighters Memorial Foundation of Missouri worked hard to design a fitting memorial to the fire fighters throughout the state who were lost on active duty. In addition to the wall on which were inscribed the names of the fallen,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

A very nice monument to firefighters, with an interesting history (read the wall plaque to find out more). It won't bring anyone to tears, and its location is off the beaten path, but it's simplicity and honesty make it a worthwhile stop.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

We had heard about 'The Kneeling Fireman' so made a special point of visiting this memorial on the last day of our short vacation in New York. The memorial is situated in front of the Emigrant Bank building in 43rd Street between Madison Avenue and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

Although this monument was commissioned before the 9/11 attack, it has come to symbolize the role of the fire fighter in that tragic event. There is a good information wall plaque and a fireman's payer as part memorial. If you visit Grand Central station don't...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

This kneeling fireman on 43rd street is a tribute to all those very brave men that saved and continue to save countless lives. There is a plaque describing the history and story and does choke you up. Came across this by chance.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

I stumbled across this statue while walking to the PABT. It is a powerful and moving statue. There is a plaque that tells the history of the statue and there is also a plaque with the Firefighter's Prayer.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Response from 108JasonR | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know, you’d have to contact the headquarters of Emigrant Savings Bank. The "Kneeling Fireman" is situated outside their building on 43rd street. So it’s on the street so to speak and whilst I’m sure you could put the... More
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