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Dallas Police Memorial

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Building:  Dallas Police Memorial
Location: Dallas, Texas
Address: S Akard Street, Dallas, TX 75202
Architects: Edward Baum & John Maruszczak
Architect of Record: Oglesby Greene Architects
Structural Engineer: Datum Engineers
Date: First dedicated in 2001

AE Interest: This structure has a 40 foot cantilever and is supported by seven stainless steel diagonal members.  Fallen police officer badge numbers were cut out of the steel plates and the sun shines through these holes to create shadows on the ground below. [a]


Written by Cade Osborne

October 3, 2017 at 11:25 am