Photos of renowned Frederick designer Claire McCardell perched on an easel in her Frederick studio.

Efforts to erect a statue of renowned Frederick fashion designer Claire McCardell on city land has moved another step forward with a blessing from the mayor.

According to a news release from the Frederick Art Club — the group spearheading the project — Mayor Michael O’Connor has “given the go-ahead” to build a 7½-foot bronze statue of McCardell on a site along Carroll Creek Linear Park.

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