Richard Morris Hunt Memorial at edge of Central Park

This memorial to hunt was put up by an artist’s association… Name is so familiar, I should remember who he is but will have to google it up–

Richard Morris Hunt (October 31, 1827 – July 31, 1895) was an American architect of the nineteenth century and a preeminent figure in the history of American architecture. Hunt was, according to design critic Paul Goldberger writing in The New York Times, “American architecture’s first, and in many ways its greatest, statesman.”[1] Aside from Hunt’s sculpting of the face of New York City, including designs for the facade and Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty and many Fifth Avenue mansions lost to the wrecking ball,[2] Hunt founded both the American Institute of Architects and the Municipal Art Society.