At the top is a gilded statue entitled “Civic Fame” designed by Adolph A Weinman. It stands 25 feet tall and is actually the third largest statue in the city after Liberty in the harbor and another up at Columbia University. The figure stands barefoot on a sphere holding a five sectioned crown that is to represent the united boroughs of New York. Weinman is also responsible for the numerous relief sculptures that adorn the rest of the building.