Presidents in Art around Cleveland – Lincoln

Max Kalish’s statue of Abraham Lincoln stands proudly in downtown Cleveland. Abraham Lincoln would serve as our sixteenth President from 1861 until he was assassinated in 1865. Lincoln is known for his two visits to Cleveland, one in life and the other in death. On his way to his inauguration, he stopped in Cleveland, gave […]

Presidents in Art around Cleveland – Jefferson

On the steps of the Cuyahoga County Courthouse in downtown Cleveland sit two statues – one of Thomas Jefferson and the other of Alexander Hamilton. Thomas Jefferson of course was the third President and author of the Declaration of Independence. Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury under Washington. The two had very different […]

Fed’s Henry Hering Statues

Henry Hering (1874 – 1949) has public art throughout Cleveland, including the Guardians of Traffic on the Hope Memorial Bridge, work at Severance Hall and the Cleveland Federal Reserve. Today we look at the two statues the grace the main entrance to the Federal Reserve – Security and Integrity. Security wears a crown of oak […]