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New Haven Temple Plaza with Public Art by Felice Varini

Located in the heart of downtown New Haven, CT, Temple Plaza was created in the 1990s by hollowing out the crumbling interior of a large city block. A close neighbor to New Haven's iconic central Green, this new public space is diametrically different in character. Small and irregularly-shaped, the delightful plaza is bordered by formerly hidden rear and side yard structures clad with utilitarian but eclectic architectural ...more »

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Cal Anderson Park, Seattle, WA

http://www.bergerpartnership.com/category/parks-public/?id=category Cal Anderson Park is the village green and epicenter of all that is Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. It is a much loved crossroads and destination for this diverse, eclectic and densely populated area located just blocks away from downtown. The timeless and elegant design of this former open water reservoir accommodates a wide range of users 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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Riverfront Park, Mankato, Minn.

Riverfront Park celebrates the heritage and culture of greater Mankato by providing recreational and cultural opportunities along the banks of the Minnesota River. Riverfront Park features a grand lawn that provides seating for more than 12,000 people. Kasota Stone, native to Mankato and the region and used worldwide, serves as natural seating areas for the park’s Vetter Stone Ampitheater, which showcases various performances, ...more »

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