Monday’s Monument: Peace Chant, Portland, Oregon

Monday’s Monument: Peace Chant, Portland, Oregon

Funded by the National Park Service and the City of Portland’s Housing and Community Development department, Peace Chant, installed in 1984, it is the first known peace memorial in Oregon. The artist, Steven Gillman intended for the sculpture to “create a...
Monday’s Monument: Herald of Peace, New York, New York

Monday’s Monument: Herald of Peace, New York, New York

After World War II, the General Assembly of the United Nations decided that its headquarters would be established in New York City. In 1946 the Rockefeller family donated funds for the acquisition of a tract of land in Manhattan. Construction of the building complex...