Public Clocks

The Children’s Clock Center for Early Education West Hollywood, CA

The Children’s Clock

Center for Early Education
West Hollywood, CA

project details

The Children’s Clock is located high above the intersection of La Cienega & Melrose Boulevards on the exterior of an elementary school building designed by Gruen Assoc. The 12’ 6” diameter backlit tower clock is made of opalescent glass and honeycomb aluminum. The Children’s Clock has been adopted as Center for Early Education’s trademark and logo.

Station Clock Glendale Transportation Center Glendale, CA

Station Clock

Glendale Transportation Center
Glendale, CA

project details

4’3” diameter suspended clock with two mosaic dials, and mosaic inlays on four architectural columns. The faces of the clock recall the massive coast live oak which stood in what is now Glendale and under which the United States and Mexico signed a treaty which led to the founding of the state of California.

The Children’s Hour University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital

The Children’s Hour

University of Chicago
Comer Children’s Hospital

project details

6’ diameter glass clock in the main lobby of the University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital. Titled The Children’s Hour after the Longfellow poem, figures of three children ride the minute hand as it makes its hourly rotation. The back-lit clock has a painted cast-glass dial which shows the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan.