Irish Hunger Memorial in Battery Park City: See photos

There’s “a metaphor for the Great Irish Famine” right here in New York City.

The Irish Hunger Memorial, located on Vesey Street and North End Avenue in Battery Park City, was designed by artist Brian Tolle.

Construction for the memorial began in March 2001. It was completed and dedicated on July 16, 2002.

Scroll down for a look at the Irish Hunger Memorial.