Floodlight

2014-03-19

Bye sun, see you tomorrow…

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‘T’

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We get it almost every night
When that moon gets big and bright
It’s a supernatural delight
Everybody was dancing in the moonlight…

(King Harvest, 1972)

Science

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This is Science, Art’s sister. She is more serious and not much of an aesthete, but she’s great with numbers and facts.

Created by: Bela Lyon Pratt, year: 1911, location: Boston Public Library, materials: bronze and granite, characteristic: sphere.

Globes

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These spheres are part of the stainless steel monument that sits on top of the Coolidge Corner building. The monument was designed by Arturo Vasquez on behalf of Harold Brown and manufactured by sculptor David Tonnesen. It was donated in honor of Brookline’s tercentennial anniversary in 2005. Each sphere represents 10o years of history.