Bridge Flower by Mark & Diane Weisbeck
||Ames, Child and Saxton Street bridges over Rte 490
Rochester, NY (view Google map)
||4.5 x 5 Feet
||Brass and textured stainless steel
Description: 4 lighted sculptures on each of three bridges
Caption: "Bridge Flowers' is a reference to Rochester's nickname, "The Flower City," with a symbolic gesture toward the rich history and the positive growth of the Dutchtown area in which the sculptures dwell. The Dutchtown community was very involved with the choosing of the winning sculpture design."
(From an eMail from Diane Weisbeck, 2/5/08)
"Bridge Flowers" was commissioned by the New York State Department of Transportation and inspired by the volunteer Public Aesthetics Committee.
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