ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Monument to Foot Soldiers

Architect
Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects
Dates
  • Competition Entry, 2013
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Description
We shall not be moved. Just like a tree that's planted by the water. We shall not be moved…
- Traditional American Folk Song

The Foot Soldiers for Democracy were the front line of the civil rights movement in the Birmingham campaign. The competition entry commemorates their acts of resistance and their call to activism. The Foot Soldiers were numerous, selfless and unrelenting in their demand for equal rights and fair treatment from American society. Past sacrifices can go unheard...
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Location
Kelly Ingram Park
16th St N & 6th Avenue N
Birmingham, AL 35203
United States

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