OOS Sculpture

Birds of the World

1950
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Viktor Schreckengost / Cleveland

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Twelve small ceramic relief panels that once adorned the chimney of the Cleveland Metropark Zoo's Bird Building. The building came down in 2004, but Schreckengost's work was saved and stored. Now, much of the smaller terra cotta plates can be found on the walls of other pavillions and buildings around the zoo, such as the Stillwater Place and the Circle of Wildlife Carousel.

Location: Birds of the World building, 4104 Fulton Parkway

County

: Cuyahoga

Citation

: Viktor Schreckengost, “Birds of the World,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed June 15, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/207.

Title

Birds of the World

Description

Twelve small ceramic relief panels that once adorned the chimney of the Cleveland Metropark Zoo's Bird Building. The building came down in 2004, but Schreckengost's work was saved and stored. Now, much of the smaller terra cotta plates can be found on the walls of other pavillions and buildings around the zoo, such as the Stillwater Place and the Circle of Wildlife Carousel.

Date

1950

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

12 smaller pieces were moved from the inside of the building to the outside in 1983-84.

Location Street

4104 Fulton Parkway

Location Type

Creation Date

01/01/1950