Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro Jr Memorial

Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro, Jr. Memorial, Baltimore, Public Art

Public Art: Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro Jr Memorial

Sculptor: © Lloyd Lillie

Description: The Mayor Thomas "Tommy" D’Alesandro Jr Memorial was erected in honor of Baltimore mayor Thomas D’Alesandro, Jr (1903-1987)  who served from 1947 to 1959  and in part his son Thomas D’Alesandro, III who also served as Baltimore mayor between 1967 and 1971. The sculpture includes a bronze sitting and standing Tommy D'Alesandro in the middle of the plaza he had invigaged in the 1950s. The standing and relaxed D'Alesandro, with hand in packet, leans over the railing down to the plaza below while the sitting D'Alesandro rests with arms stretched across the top of the bench.

Date Unveiled: 1986

Funded by : Friends of Thomas D'Alesandro Jr and the citizens of Baltimore.

Location: The Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro Jr Memorial is a little hard to find , but if you go to One North Charles Street (which is a skyscraper) and have a little wander around you will find them relaxing near the railings. Baltimore CBD, Maryland, USA.

Trivia:

Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro Jr  was Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi's father.

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