New Pair of Bears Installed at Peabody

9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Two New Bears Outside Peabody Opera House 9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
99/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Two New Bears Outside Peabody Opera House 99/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Two New Bears Outside Peabody Opera House 9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Two New Bears Outside Peabody Opera House 9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Two New Bears Outside Peabody Opera House 9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Two New Bears Outside Peabody Opera House 9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Two New Bears Outside Peabody Opera House 9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Two New Bears Outside Peabody Opera House 9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Two New Bears Outside Peabody Opera House 9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Two New Bears Outside Peabody Opera House 9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Two New Bears Outside Peabody Opera House 9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)
Two New Bears Outside Peabody Opera House 9/8/11-Using great care, Paric construction crews installed two limestone bears outside the 14th St. entrance to the Peabody Opera House, which has a scheduled Grand Opening of October 1st. Sculptors Chris Cassimatis and Jeff Metz both spent a couple of months carving each bear out of 9,000 lb. blocks of Indiana limestone. Metz stated, "One of the major reasons I devoted myself to sculpture was to leave a positive trace that I was here, and I'm proud that these new monuments are an example of that." The familar bears guarding the Market St. entrance to the Opera House are made from the same material and still look like new after 78 years. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

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One Comment

  1. Ed Golterman says:

    That’s great, both the entrances on 14th and the main entrances on the Plazas will be heavily used. And guarded by the Bears. Now the ‘new’ bears should hear the clamor of construction of the parking garage across the street. And why this is not happening should be looked into now.

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