OOS Sculpture

Hands of Industry

1957 / William M. McVey / Cleveland Heights

Medusa Hand-1 2015.jpg

A stylized concrete fountain forming the shape of the palm of a hand in a cupped position. It represents the many hands that go into the manufacture of cement. When Medusa Cement occupied this building, there was a Medusa head sculpture mounted on the wall near Hand, but that was removed to the Botanical Garden in University Circle (see entry for Medusa here elsewhere).

Location: NW side of building facing Monticello, 3008 Monticello Boulevard

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: William M. McVey, “Hands of Industry,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed June 15, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/129.

Title

Hands of Industry

Description

A stylized concrete fountain forming the shape of the palm of a hand in a cupped position. It represents the many hands that go into the manufacture of cement. When Medusa Cement occupied this building, there was a Medusa head sculpture mounted on the wall near Hand, but that was removed to the Botanical Garden in University Circle (see entry for Medusa here elsewhere).

Date

1957

Location City

Location County

Location Street

3008 Monticello Boulevard

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

6 ft

Media Sculpture Width

3 ft

Media Sculpture Depth

2 ft 6 in

Creation Date

01/01/1957