Victory Plaza Fountain

 

Golden Boy is glimmering sculpture that stood in AT&T’s Whitacre Tower lobby from 2009-2019. It is officially known as the the Spirit of Communication, but has also been called the Genius of Telegraphy and the Genius of Electricity.

AT&T commissioned Evelyn Beatrice Longman to create the bronze statue covered in 40,000 pieces of gold leaf. It weighs 16 tons and is 24 feet tall with wings the extending 9 feet.

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Location

Victory Plaza Fountain
2300 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219

 

Details

Artist: Athena Tacha
Title: Victory Plaza Fountain
Installed: 2002
Medium: Public Park
Neighborhood: Victory Park
Ownership: City of Dallas
Citations: City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs

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