OOS Sculpture

Monument to 9/11/01

2003 / John Van Alstine / Kettering

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This memorial sculpture is crafted from 26,600 lbs of Indiana limestone and painted steel. The work functions as a solar calendar, marking solar noon on September 11 every year.

The work was commissioned as part of the 2002 Kettering Rocks! International Stone Sculpting Exposition. During the exposition, eight sculptors from around the world were given 20 days to create their works in Delco Park. The completed works were then relocated to various public sites throughout the city of Kettering. This item is permanently installed on the Seitz plaza at Lincoln Park Civic Commons, where it was dedicated on September 11, 2003.

Location: Lincoln Park Civic Commons, 675 Lincoln Park Blvd | Previous Location: Delco Park

County

: Montgomery

Citation

: John Van Alstine, “Monument to 9/11/01,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed July 24, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1147.

Title

Monument to 9/11/01
Memorial for 9/11

Description

This memorial sculpture is crafted from 26,600 lbs of Indiana limestone and painted steel. The work functions as a solar calendar, marking solar noon on September 11 every year.

The work was commissioned as part of the 2002 Kettering Rocks! International Stone Sculpting Exposition. During the exposition, eight sculptors from around the world were given 20 days to create their works in Delco Park. The completed works were then relocated to various public sites throughout the city of Kettering. This item is permanently installed on the Seitz plaza at Lincoln Park Civic Commons, where it was dedicated on September 11, 2003.

Date

2003

Identifier

1147

Location City

Location County

Location Previous

Delco Park

Location Notes

Seitz Plaza, northwest corner of Lincoln Park & Ackerman Blvds

Location Street

675 Lincoln Park Blvd

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

12 feet

Media Sculpture Width

4 feet

Media Sculpture Depth

3 feet

Installation Date

2003

Creation Date

09/21/2002

Materials