Pomona of the Pulitzer Fountain

Architect: Thomas Hastings;¬† Sculpture: Karl Bitter, Isidore Conti Date: 1916 Location: Grand Army Plaza at Fifth Avenue between 58th and 59th Streets. The exquisite female figure atop the fountain in front of the Plaza Hotel is an allegorical depiction of¬†Pomona, the Roman goddess of fruitful abundance. Symbolizing bounty, she holds a basket of fruit as…