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She's worked for Texas Pipe for 30 years and has the glass obelisk on her desk to prove it.
The league is built to be an annual snow globe, and the Patriots are an obelisk at the top of the league.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu ordered the take down of the statues of Robert E. Lee downtown, Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard at the entrance to City Park and Jefferson Davis in Mid-City along with the Battle of Liberty Place obelisk.
Floyd’s remains, which have been moved four times since 1804, are marked by a 100-foot sandstone obelisk.
That same year, a French diplomat in Baltimore erected a 44-foot stucco obelisk creating what some historians believe was the first Columbus memorial in the Americas, if not the world.
McCluskey led the drive for a memorial rose garden, with its two metal benches, stone obelisk fountain, concrete marker and two metal plaques with the names of those killed.
From nearly 6-foot Baroque-style obelisks to a colorful abstract by contemporary American painter Bill Scott, the lots highlight Mr. Pinto’s protean taste.
Back at the Circle Bar, Mr. Cabral looked out the door as night fell over the city and pondered the obelisk where Lee’s statue used to be.
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