Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Keeping Tabs Holocaust Sculpture

Walk-through Star of David-shaped sculpture made of 960 glass blocks filled with six million soda pop tabs -- one for every life lost in the Holocaust.

Address:
6424 Forward Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
Directions:
From Forward Ave. turn south into the parking lot just west of Beechwood Blvd at the blue Community Day School sign. You'll see the sculpture on the left.
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Keeping Tabs on the Holocaust.

Keeping Tabs Holocaust Sculpture

In the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh is this walk-through sculpture, made of 960 glass blocks filled with six million pop tabs, one for every life lost in the Holocaust. The nine-foot-high walls form a fractured Star of David when seen from above. It was a labor of love by a local school and took 18 years to complete.

[Andrew McLaughlin, 07/05/2020]

The collecting of the pop tabs began in 1996, and the sculpture was built from 2002 to 2013.


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