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Coronation Day
A Sculpture by Kenneth Snelson
City Court Plaza at 50 Delaware Avenue on
Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY

This abstract sculpture designed by Kenneth Snelson is composed of 12 chrome steel tubes suspended by a web of steel cables.

A triangular base is formed by three upright steel tubes, which is mirrored by three inverted steel tubes. Two sets of 3 horizontal steel tubes are suspended at 10 feet and 15 feet respectively.

This sculpture was funded jointly by the National Endowment for the Arts and the City of Buffalo. The sculptor was selected by Mayor Stanley Makowski and the design approved by Mayor James Griffin's Committee for the Arts and Culture. Installed in 1980.

"Abstract sculpture is composed of 12 chrome steel tubes suspended by a web of steel cables. A triangular base is formed by three upright steel tubes, which is mirrored by three inverted steel tubes. Two sets of 3 horizontal steel tubes are suspended at 10 feet and 15 feet respectively." - City of Buffalo Public Art Collection Online (online August 2015)

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Middle: Statler Hotel/Towers

Left: BAC
Right: City Court Building
Left: BAC
Middle: Old County Hall
Right
: City Court Building

City Court Building

 

 

 

Left: City Court Building
Right: Parking ramp



City Hall





Photos and their arrangement 2008 Chuck LaChiusa
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