Malcolm Woldenberg Sit-by-Me Statue - New Orleans, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben
N 29° 57.177 W 090° 03.768
15R E 783482 N 3317201
Quick Description: These sit-by-me statues show a young man enjoying the old stories from his grandfather and a Canadian tourist in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 5/7/2020 5:59:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM12DWH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 5

Long Description:
The life-size bronze statues sculpted by local artist William Ludwig in 1990 show Malcolm Woldenberg and his grandson sitting on a bench and talking. The statues are erected in the Woldenberg Riverside Park in the upper French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana.

The statue marker reads:

"Woldenberg Riverfront Park is dedicated to the memory of Malcolm Woldenberg who prospered in New Orleans and left a legacy of caring and of confidence in the city of New Orleans."

The park marker says:

"Woldenberg Riverfront Park
Malcolm Woldenberg 1896-1982 / Malcolm Woldenberg, one of Louisiana’s greatest philanthropists of the 20th century, dedicated his wealth to helping local, national, and international charities in aid of the elderly, children’s health, education, the worldwide Jewish community, and the arts. Mal was a charismatic yet humble man who also gave his love and time to many. He had a particular fondness for New Orleans where he was a successful entrepreneur leaving a legacy of caring and confidence to the City of New Orleans."
Location description: Woldenberg Riverside Park

Statue's Subject: Malcolm Woldenberg and his grandson

Artist: William Ludwig

Visit Instructions:
Photo of the statue with person sitting on bench next to the statue, standing next to the statue or other-wise interacting appropriately with the statue(face of person does not need to show, gps does not need to be in photo).
Extra credit for having fun!!!

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