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Unisphere, Freedom of the Human Spirit, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Queens, New York CLS_5288.JPG | by smith_cl9
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Unisphere, Freedom of the Human Spirit, Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Queens, New York CLS_5288.JPG

Unisphere

 

Architect: Gilmore D. Clarke

Description: Spherical world globe, topographical relief, fountain

Materials: Stainless steel cage, steel mesh, granite, colored lights (originally)

Dedicated: March 6,1964

Donor: USS Steel Corporation; World's Fair Corporation

 

www.nycgovparks.org/parks/fmcp/highlights/12761

 

Freedom of the Human Spirit

 

Sculptor: Marshall Fredericks

Description: Group of two upright figures (heroic scale), one male,one female, supported by three swans in flight, attached to upright spikes, on a circular pedestal

Materials: Bronze, pink granite

Cast: ca. 1964

Dedicated: 1964

Foundry: Bedi-Makky Art Foundry, New York

 

www.nycgovparks.org/parks/fmcp/highlights/12152

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Taken on November 13, 2011