Pretty close by my apartment along Central Park East, there's a stone bench and engraving commemorating Arthur Brisbane. I did a double take (a happy one) when I read the title under his name: American Editor and Patriot.
It's not every day that you get an entire bench dedicated to an editor. Statues in this country typically involve men on horses with swords, so I was pretty jazzed to see Mr. Brisbane looking down 5th Avenue all serious and editorial, like he can't wait to rip a few commas out of some copy.
Now that editors are getting their fair shake, I'll just note that I hope my statue looks more like Andy Warhol standing in Union Square: