In the northern part of the park we find the Washington Arch, a bow inspired by Roman triumphal arches. This structure was built in 1889 to celebrate the centenary of the rise of George Washington.
It replaced Decorated with sculptures of Washington in its two civilian and military attire Alexander Stirling Calder and Herman MacNeil, this arch became the symbol of a new United States dedicated to the arts.an arc surrounding the area, which was a temporary structure of wood and stucco. Even after winning popular approval, the original design of McKim Mead & White was rebuilt in marble in 1891.Inside the park is the statue of Garibaldi, who lived in New York in exile in early 1850. The statue was built by Italian immigrants who began settling the area south of the Plaza in the early 1800's.