“A fantastic example of the strong links between the UK and the United States. The garden itself is a gift from the Anglo-American community and friends to the city and people of New York.”
The Queen Elizabeth II Garden in Hanover Square, New York City, is a fantastic example of the strong links between the UK and the United States. The garden – which is a gift to the city and people of New York and has His Royal Highness Prince Charles as its patron – is close to Ground Zero and is in an area of the city with significant historical associations with the UK.
The mission of The Queen Elizabeth II Garden at Hanover Square, New York, is to develop and maintain a showplace garden in New York reflecting the long history, shared friendship and common causes and sacrifices of the peoples of the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
With the motto "Reflect, Remember, Rebuild.. ", The Queen Elizabeth II Garden celebrates the strong ties of the past and present, the hope for unity in the future and a promise never to forget those whom we have lost along the way.
Braemar stone gifted to the Queen Elizabeth II Garden at Hanover Square in New York by Aberdeen Asset Management.Read article
The creation of The Queen Elizabeth II Garden at Hanover Square, in the heart of Lower Manhattan, was prompted by a desire to honor and remember the 67 British subjects who lost their lives in the tragic World Trade Center attacks of September 11, 2001.
The Queen Elizabeth II Garden at Hanover Square is a New York City park and a gift to the City of New York and its people from the Anglo-American community and its friends.
The multi-million dollar capital improvement project has been funded through donations from foundations, individuals and corporations of which Aberdeen Asset Management is one.