Monday’s Monument: Unisphere, Flushing Meadows, New York

Monday’s Monument: Unisphere, Flushing Meadows, New York

Commissioned as part of the 1964 New York World’s Fair, the Unisphere is a spherical stainless steel representation of the Earth, located in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in the borough of Queens, New York City. It measures 140 feet high and 120 feet in diameter....
Monday’s Monument: Tortura Nunca Mais,  Recife, Brazil

Monday’s Monument: Tortura Nunca Mais, Recife, Brazil

The Monument No More Torture is in Padre Henrique plaza in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. It was designed by the architect Demetrio Albuquerque in response to a city request for proposals. It was the first monument built in honor of the dead and disappeared during the...

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