Martin Luther King Jr Statue

Martin Luther King Jr Statue

The Martin Luther King Jr. staute is on the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Carey Avenue, 1344 W Carey Ave, North Las Vegas, NV 89030 On January 20, 2001 the County unveiled a 5-ton bronze statue of Martin Luther King Jr..

Sculptor Tina Allen took over two years of planning and it cost $338,000. The statue is located on land donated by Chic Hecht, former U.S. senator and ambassador to the Bahamas. In the statue, King's hands hold the U.S. Constitution, the Bible and the world. The artist, Allen, was quoted expressing her vision of the statue, "He holds the world out to you as if to say, and 'I've given my all. Now it's up to you. Treat the world gently. Remember what you do affect us all."

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