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Your Morning Dump..Where The Bill Russell Legacy Project Is Underway

Your Morning Dump..Where The Bill Russell Legacy Project Is Underway

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. From Pressley Associates, the design firm who along with local artist Ann Hirsch are collaborating on a statue and “plaza of champions” to honor Bill Russell, comes [...]

September 17, 2013 KWAPT Bill Russell, Past, The Morning Dump 6

Russell statue going up at City Hall Plaza

Russell statue going up at City Hall Plaza

The news conference to announce the statue has just wrapped up and it's going to be at Boston's City Hall plaza.  That is great news, because City Hall Plaza is big brick wasteland and City Hall itself looks like someone poured concrete over a big Jenga puzzle.  This statue will help make it more palatable.  [...]

July 11, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 1

Your Morning Dump… The Bill Russell statue gets a home

Your Morning Dump… The Bill Russell statue gets a home

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. A site has been chosen for the statue of Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell and the location will be announced today by Mayor Thomas M. Menino, a [...]

July 11, 2011 Chuck - Red's Army Uncategorized 2

Bill Russell is getting his damn statue!!

Bill Russell is getting his damn statue!!

This might be my favorite C's press release so far:  The Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation in partnership with the newly formed Bill Russell Legacy Committee announced today they will erect a statue of Bill Russell in the city of Boston designed by a local artist.  In commemoration of Russell’s accomplishments as the greatest champion in [...]

May 4, 2011 RedsArmyAdmin Uncategorized 3

Complete Bill Russell statue resolution

Complete Bill Russell statue resolution

Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley posted the entire Bill Russell statue resolution as a "note" via her Facebook account. She was kind enough to add me as a friend so I could check it out: _____________________________________________________________________________________ WHEREAS,     Bill Russell is known as the cornerstone of the brilliantly successful Boston Celtics from 1956-1969, and was professional sports’ [...]

March 2, 2011 KWAPT Uncategorized 3