Monday’s Monument: Hand of Peace, Walnut Creek, California

Monday’s Monument: Hand of Peace, Walnut Creek, California

“Hand of Peace” by Benjamin Bufano, is made of copper, mosaic and stained glass. The 30-foot-tall open-hand figure has stained glass around the fingers and a mural in the middle of the palm featuring a group of children. Above them, an inscription reads, “The children...
Monday’s Monument: Revelation, San Francisco, CA

Monday’s Monument: Revelation, San Francisco, CA

The San Francisco Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is located behind a 50-foot-wide, 20-foot-high granite waterfall, downtown near the Convention Center, in Yerba Buena Gardens. It consists of large, etched glass excerpts of King’s speeches in the languages of...