The initial approach was to utilize the building’s shape when developing the artist concept . They had a lot of fun sketching potential ideas, and ultimately landed on an umbrella raining from inside. The umbrella is made of the artists’ favorite food, Pizza. The portal takes them back to their home State of Ohio, and provides a look at the local sea monster “Bessie”, who lives in Lake Erie. The Mountains are there to keep a an eye on the land below and provide some nice scenery for the wonderful people of Marijampole.