Support Local Journalism. Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Image of Cleveland Replacing LeBron Banner

Posted By on Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 12:04 PM

Better than LeBrons mug anyway.
  • Better than LeBron's mug anyway.

Ever since LeBron James uttered the words "I'm taking my talents to South Beach," Clevelanders have been wondering what, if anything, would replace LeBron's gigantic Nike banner that had graced downtown in recent years.

Nothing?

A picture of Josh Cribbs?

Jimmy Dimora's mugshot?

Nope, try again.

Image of what will grace that space after the jump.

Better than LeBrons mug anyway.
  • Better than LeBron's mug anyway.

According to the PD, Sherwin-Williams will hoist a skyline mural of Cleveland at night with the words, "Our home since 1886. Our pride forever."

Sherwin-Williams owns the building, the Landmark Office Towers where the company keeps its headquarters and about 2,000 employees. Since crews tore down James's image in July, the company has been considering options for the blank space, a wall designed to abut another tower than was never built.

"As we talked about the opportunity to put something up there, we thought about celebrating Cleveland," said Ellen Moreau, the company's vice president of marketing communications. "There are so many great things about Cleveland, so many reasons to be here. We're just really proud to be in the city."

Tags: , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club


Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.


Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.


Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

December 1, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 505-8199
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation