‘Gavel’; Downtown Columbus

‘Gavel’; Downtown Columbus

'Gavel', Downtown Columbus, Ohio

Basics:
Location: 39.95949705723434,
-83.00221458077431
District: River South
Neighborhood: Downtown
City: Columbus
State: Ohio
Country: USA
Artist: Andrew F Scott
Size: 30′ Long
15′ Wide
12′ High
Features: Stainless Steel Sculpture
Concrete Sculpture
Year Built: 2008

In addition to being a “world’s largest”, this whimsical sculpture adds flair to the decadent Supreme Court of Ohio and surrounding government complex.

Key Details:

The Gavel is one of two art installations within courtyards adjacent to the Supreme Court of Ohio building.  The sculpture reflects the decision-making authority of the Supreme Court.  The sculpture is constructed of stainless steel with a concrete  was funded through a grant by the Ohio State Bar Association.

If You Go:

‘Gavel’ is located in a shallow pool that is sited along Front Street in Downtown Columbus.  The courtyard has a peaceful feel and provides a respite from the relatively busy adjacent streets.  The downtown riverfront and Scioto Mile park are directly adjacent.

Sources:

http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/publications/OJC.pdf

http://www.afsart.com/index_main.html?pathid=WPX&modid=SPB_0

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