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The Unveiling, Photo by Brian Babineau
The Unveiling
(Photo by Brian Babineau)

from left to right: Baxter Holmes, Bobby Sager, Tommy Heinsohn, Charlie Titus, Mayor Thomas Menino, Bill Russell, Ann Hirsch, Steve Pagliuca, Wyc Grousbeck, and behind the sculpture in red, Karen Russell.

Ann Hirsch's Bill Russell Legacy Project artwork for City Hall Plaza Boston, developed in conjunction with Pressley Associates, was unveiled at Boston City Hall on November 1st, 2013. The artwork includes Bill Russell's words engraved in granite as well as a bronze sculpture of Bill Russell and celebrates the legacy of a man who is a human rights activist, national mentorship leader and eleven time champion basketball player and coach.