About the New•Land•Marks project for Elmwood Park, a community-driven project led by the Friends of Elmwood Park to restore the 4-acre park, and to commemorate the community’s legacy of hard work with artwork by artist John Kindness.
Park’s art will have a blue collar: Labor and community to converge in art
The Labor Monument: Philadelphia’s Tribute to the American Worker(2010)
by John Kindness (b. 1951)Elmwood Park, 71st Street and Buist Avenue, Southwest Philadelphia
Celebrating Philadelphia’s pivotal and unique role in the American labor movement, the artwork transforms Elmwood Park into a community gathering space and an “outdoor history lesson.”