Small Park With Arches (Stainless Steel Interpretation)
1984 / Alice Adams / Toledo
This impressive stainless steel sculpture is an interpretation of the original wood sculpture (1984 to 2001). It serves as a memorial to John Noble Richards, a local architect. The sculpture was originally wood but later restored in metal to endure the environment changes. It is located within the Toledo, Ohio Botanical Gardens.
"This stainless steel version of 'Small Park with Arches' represents an interpretation in metal of the original wood sculpture which stood on this site from 1984 until 2001"
"Alice Adams"/"Small Park with Arches"/"Dedicated to John Noble Richards"/"Architect, Artist"/"on July 15, 1984"
"Small Park with Arches"/"Rededicated to John & Norma Richards"/"July 2005"
"Funded by the City of Toledo's 1% for the Arts Program & Administered by the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo"