Bob Emser: One Prudential Plaza Exhibit

Prudential Plaza SculpturesThe sculpture of Chicago artist Bob Emser recently opened in the lobby of the historic One Prudential Plaza. . The exhibit consists of three sculpture two hanging and one floor mounted. Bob Emser‘s sculpture has been exhibited 4 continents, 7 countries and 27 states in the U.S. The exhibit will remain on display for the majority of 2008

One Prudential Plaza (formerly known as the Prudential Building) is a 44 story structure in Chicago completed in 1955 as the headquarters for Prudential’s Mid-America company. At the time, the skyscraper was significant as the first new downtown skyscraper built in Chicago in 21 years. When the Prudential was finished it had the highest roof in Chicago with only the statue of Ceres on the Chicago Board of Trade higher.

One Prudential Plaza, was sold in May of 2006 to BentleyForbes, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment firm.

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