9 -- Steelworkers Memorial Statue, 87th Street & Lake Michigan

(Photo by  Joann  Podkul Murphy)

Fifteen-foot steelworkers bronze monument by Roman Villarreal, 2015.  While the Richard Hunt sculpture honors the making of steel, the steelworkers statue honors those who made the steel, to provide their families with a better future.


VIDEOS:

032514: Community Meeting About the Dedication of Steelworkers Memorial Park

https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=uk-QfzwgeIw


071814: Working on Steelworkers Memorial Statue in Roman Villarreal's Studio:

https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=UyMPs2wXa_Q


121514: Steelworkers Park and Ceremony Planning Meeting:

https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=bwIBHaTnQsU


041715: Steelworkers Statue Arrives and is Mounted at 87th Street and Lake Michigan:

https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=7t05_XKX1w8   


050915: Steelworkers Monument Dedication Ceremony: 

https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=yAAIP6elS


082216: Artists Roman & Maria Villarreal at 87th Street Ore Walls
https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=LiFUsda5VOg

(For more about Roman and Maria Villarreal, see the “Under the Bridge Art Gallery” page.)







© Kevin Murphy & Joann Podkul Murphy 2016