Philadelphia Public Art

Artist: Rebecca Rose

Flower (Iris)
Rebecca Rose, 1983
* big concrete flower
* Haddington Community Park. 53rd and Haverford.
* 39.965235,-75.225910 [map]

The Point
Rebecca Rose, 1985
* abstract group of parts of people, sports equipment
* High on the South wall. North of the Northwest corner of 26th and Master.
* 39.977350,-75.178325 [map]
* Exhibits: Athletic

Fire Rescue Scene of Infant
Rebecca Rose, 1986
* small people standing, carried, helmets, fire-fighting equipment, parts of building
* Wall. South side of Snyder just West of 4th.
* 39.922225,-75.153775 [map]
* On the South Philly tour
* Exhibits: Police and Fire Fighters

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Rebecca Rose, 2009
* Bust of Martin Luther King, Jr.
* small head
* inscription:
January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968
Freedom Now Rally
On August 3, 1965, Martin Luther King addressed a crowd of 10,000 at this intersection. His "Freedom Now" tour to Philadelphia, Chicago, Cleveland, and Boston was in gratitude for support given to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. King brought his message into nothern Black neighborhoods, supporting local civil rights efforts and raising funds. His goal was to empower the formation of a coalition to address their common concerns.
* 40th, Haverford, and Lancaster.
* 39.962975,-75.202260 [map]
* Exhibits: Religious, African American
* See also:'s Martin Luther King, Jr. page