Toledo, Ohio: MLK Heads On A Chrome Orb

Four MLK heads are mounted to the surface of a chrome sphere. Titled "Radiance," created by Constancia Gaffeney and Wil Clay in 1989, it's one of the more unusual (and criticized) tributes to Martin Luther King, Jr., and it's in a spot that's not easy to get to.
Address:
Cherry St., Toledo, OH
Directions:
On the southwest pier of the Cherry St. bridge across the Maumee River. Park on the east side of the bridge, in the riverfront park along Boers-Boyer Way, then follow the sidewalk across the bridge.
Admission:
Free
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MLK on a chrome orb.

MLK Heads On A Chrome Orb

Park in the church parking lot just past the bridge.

[bsbpyt, 06/23/2017]

MLK heads.

MLK Heads on a Chrome Orb

Park at the park by the bridge and walk up -- can be hard to see because the sculpture is the same height as the bridge.

[Joannah Soderborg, 09/28/2016]

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