Civic Industrial Art

"That Man May Use It Freely...", a glass mosaic by Jean Cory Beall.  It was commissioned in 1958 for the Seattle City Light Building on Third Avenue at Madison.

The utility left the building in 1995 (amid a scandal for the city, where the property was sold for $2.6M, and resold less than year later for twice that).  The new tenants didn't need an homage to the science of power generation, so the Museum of History and Industry got it.  Now that MOHAI is relocating, this mosaic will have to move again.


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