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The Circle: Uptown Normal, IL

The Circle located in uptown Normal, IL is a beautifully landscaped and sustainably designed multi-functional circle that provides community green space, re-circulates storm water into a public fountain and improves traffic circulation. Designed by the award winning Hoerr Schaudt landscape architects from Chicago, the circle aesthetically enhances the community surroundings creating an energy that naturally entices and ...more »

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CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour

CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour in City Center Mankato: See and enjoy art out in the open along the core blocks of the Mankato and North Mankato City Center. Launched in the Spring of 2011, you will find twenty five sculptures by artists from around the world in a wide range of mediums set on pedestals of locally crafted Minnesota Limestone that, when combined with the vibrancy of existing street life, offers a crown ...more »

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Waterplace Park - Providence, RI

Once covered by the "world's widest bridge," the Providence River downtown is now enlivened by year-round public art and cultural events - including the famed WaterFire installation. Waterplace Park and the Riverwalk linked to it have a welcoming, well-thought-out design, which has become a focal point of the overall revitalization of Providence's downtown area. But what really makes these great places is the wealth ...more »

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