Sun Wheel - by Steve Luecking
1997 / Cast iron.
Location: Founders Park, Highland Park, Illinois near the Breaside Metra Station.
Chosen by the city of Highland Park, IL to transform an old sandlot into a park at the southern entrance of the city, the artists elected to emphasize the history of the park's location. Set between a railway station which had been instrumental in the city's founding and a pioneer cemetery, the site also flanked the Native Americans' Green Bay Trail....