Open Book: The Life of R.R. Osborne

October 20, 2016

Location:  Olathe City Hall, 100 E Santa Fe Street, Olathe, KS


Owner:  City of Olathe


Artist:  Arlie and Dave Regier


Dates:  2003, Dedicated November 21, 2003


Medium:  Stainless steel (sculpture), limestone (base)



The life of R.R. Osborne, his beginnings, achievement and legacy are represented by this book-shaped sculpture.  It reflects the generosity and contributions he bestowed on the Olathe, its institutions and its people.  The sculpture sits on top a large block of limestone.  It sits in the southeast corner of R.R. Osborne Plaza and shares the plaza with the fountain, a large mural and another large stainless steel sculpture.














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