Welcome to the page dedicated to the Louis Armstrong Park/Monument. Check out the history and social context pages to learn more about how Louis gained the recognition that he most definitely deserves.
The statue “was paid for through the contributions of over one thousand individuals from over twenty-six nations around the world, the statue project was coordinated by the Louis Armstrong Statue Fund”
Benny Carter, Chairman
Floyd Levin, Director
Elizabeth Catlett, Sculptress
“Louis Armstrong Park was developed with funds provided by local bonds, the United States Department of housing and urban development, and the Economic Development Administration of the United States Department of Commerce”