Columbus Memorial
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
with Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates

While working at Venturi Scott Brown and Associates, Maurice Weintraub was involved with the design of the Columbus Memorial.   The memorial, recalling the form of a classical obelisk, was to commemorate the 500th anniversary of Columbus discovering America.  The model depicted to the right was the intended design. 





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Maquette of Original Design

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This photograph of the memorial shows the re-engineered version developed to meet the construction deadine of
October 13, 1998.

The structure is illuminated at night serving a as beacon on the Delaware waterfront.






Columbus Memorial from the Northwest