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Sundial 409
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  
Latitude:   40° 45' N Longitude:   73° 54' W
Location:
  • Public School 12
    4200 72nd St., Woodside, Queens. On the back wall of the Main Building. Can be viewed from Woodside Ave, Woodside, Queens
 
Description:
  • A 20 foot high x 15 foot wide x 4 foot deep painted aluminum vertical dial entitled '"Winged Shadows." Has declination lines for the solstices and equinoxes. Declines west. On the back wall of the Main Building. Can be viewed from Woodside Ave. Designed by Robert Adzema in 1987.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: New York City Board of Education
  • Designer: Robert Adzema
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1987