This blog offers an interesting look at Little Rock,AR. It is a place in my history. It is also a place I have yet to visit. Well done.
Located at the northwest corner of Park and Daisy L. Gatson Bates is the Central High School Commemorative Garden. The showcase of the garden is a sculpture created by Michael Warrick and Aaron P. Hussey.
The focal point of this piece is a pair of archways. The outward facing sides of each archway evokes the architecture of the historic high school through the buff bricks, cornice work and even statues.
On the reverse are a series of black and white photographs depicting the rich history and legacy of the school from its construction in 1927 through 2000.
By depicting a variety of decades and events, this sculpture does not shy away from 1957 there are images from that school year included. These several dozen photographs represent the hundreds of thousands of students who have gone to high school in this building since the doors first opened.
Nor does the sculpture…
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