The Tower of Snow

The Tower of Snow (HM1D5H)

Location: Miami, FL 33132 Miami-Dade County
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Country: United States of America
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N 25° 46.798', W 80° 11.363'

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Enrique Mart?nez Celaya

— American (born in Cuba, 1964) —

2012, Bronze 132 x 89 x 64 in. The Tower of Snow by distinguished Cuban-born artist Enrique Mart?nez Celaya honors the 50th anniversary of Operation Pedro Pan, which brought thousands of Cuban children, without their parents, to the United States in pursuit of freedom and stability.

"For years, feelings of displacement and foreignness had seemed specific to my experience, then I began to read about the ?Operaci?n Pedro Pan' and I found my story in many of their accounts. This recognition brought along a new sense of belonging to a group larger than myself, a group whose longing did not fit in any one heart." —Enrique Mart?nez Celaya
HM NumberHM1D5H
Year Placed2012
Placed ByMiami-Dade College permanent art collection
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 2:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 581276 N 2851566
Decimal Degrees25.77996667, -80.18938333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 46.798', W 80° 11.363'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 46' 47.88" N, 80° 11' 21.78" W
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Area Code(s)305, 786
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 540 Biscayne Blvd, Miami FL 33132, US
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