Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Lonely underpass becomes public art gallery, Pgh Pa

Pop City article

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

The Underpass Improvement Program was formulated in 2007 as part of The Children's Museum Charm Bracelet Program, a multi-organizational initiative designed to foster creative community improvements. After The Northside Leadership Conference decided to make improvements to the underpasses at Anderson and Sandusky Streets, The Children's Museum concluded they would do the same for Federal Street with the addition of large public art installations that would rotate every 8 to 12 months.

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