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                         PUBLIC ART WALKING TOUR
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Center City Public Art Walking Tour
                                                    1 CARILLON BUILDING, 227 W. Trade St.
                                                   CASCADE (cover)
                                                   Artist: Jean Tinguely (1991)                            To view the works in the Center
                                                                                                           City, you may take the free Gold                                                                                   Public art expresses the relationship between
                                                   Funding: Hesta Properties                                                                                                                                                  people and place. Charlotte, through the foresight
                                                                                                           Rush shuttle service.
                                                   WALL DRAWING #683                                                                                                                                                          of public officials, corporate partners and vision-
                                                                                                           You can pick up the Gold Rush at                                                                                   ary individuals, is fortunate to have a wonderful
                                                   (cover)                                                 bus shelters and stops through-                                                                                    collection of distinctive public art in the Center City
                                                   Artist: Sol LeWitt (1991)                               out the Center City. To get to the                      10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and beyond. This walking tour reveals Charlotte’s
                                                   Funding: Hesta Properties                               Gateway District, you’ll need to                                                                                   unique culture, diverse communities, rich history and
                                                                                                           take the Red Line. Most other                                                                                      civic pride. The Arts & Science Council celebrates
                                                    2 THE GARDEN
                                                                                                           Center City works on the tour are                                                                                  the important public and private partnerships that
                                                   Artist: Jerry Peart (1991)                              accessible via the Orange Line.                         9                                                          have led to the creation of this dynamic collection
                                                   Funding: Hesta Properties
                                                                                                           For a complete map of the                                                                                          of artworks that enliven our city’s public spaces and
                                                    3 SCULPTURES                                           Gold Rush shuttle route, visit                                                       13                            social discourse.
                                                   ON THE SQUARE:                                          www.CharlotteCenterCity.org                                                     12

                                                   COMMERCE, INDUSTRY,                                                                                                       8                                                ARTS & SCIENCE COUNCIL (ASC)
                                                                                                                 Map provided by:
                                                   TRANSPORTATION,                                                                                                                                                            Since 1958, ASC has been building appreciation,
                                                                                 “The Garden”
                                                   THE FUTURE                                                                                                                                                                 participation and support for arts and culture in
                                                                                 Jerry Peart (1991)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Charlotte-Mecklenburg. ASC’s core functions include
                                                   Artist: Raymond Kaskey                                                                                          7        6              14
                                                                                                                                                                                      16                                      grant-making, fundraising, cultural planning and
                                                   (1994)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              cultivating a public art program.
                                                   Funding: The Queens Table
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                                                   IL GRANDE DISCO                                                                                                                                        26
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ASC PUBLIC ART PROGRAM
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                                                   Artist: Arnaldo Pomodoro                                                                 24                                                                                The ASC Public Art Program views public art as
                                                   (1974) Collection: Mint                                                                                              3
                                                                                                                                                 23                                                                           integral to a community’s fabric by recognizing the
                                                   Museum of Art,                                                                                          1   2                                                              potential of art to create livable cities, enhance
                                                   Gift of Independence                                                                                                                                                  29   neighborhood identities, strengthen economic de-
                                                   Square Assoc.                                                                                                                                                              velopment and tourism, educate children and adults,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and enrich the spirit and pride of its citizens. A vol-
                                                   HELIX/R                                                                                                                            17                                      unteer board, the Public Art Commission, oversees
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                                                   Location: 101 Independence                                                                                                                                                 the artist selection process for the program.
                                                   Center
                                                   Artist: John Rietta (1983)    “Il Grande Disco”                                                                                                                            Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s public art program was
                                                                                 Arnaldo Pomodoro (1974)                                                                                                                      initiated in 1981. During 2002-03, Mecklenburg
                                                    4 THE FRESCOES AT                                                                                                   20                                                    County Board of Commissioners and the Charlotte
                                                   BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATE CENTER                                                                                                                                           City Council adopted ordinances that allocate
                                                   Location: Bank of America Corporate Center,                                                                                                                                1 percent of eligible capital investment funds for
                                                   100 N. Tryon St.                                                                                                              19                                           public art, ensuring that artworks will continue to
                                                   Artist: Ben Long (1998) Funding: Bank of America                                                                                                                           grace our public spaces and enhance urban and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              economic development efforts.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Discover Charlotte’s public art!
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Center City Public Art
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                For more information and images:
Walking Tour                                                                                                                                      22
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                www.artsandscience.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                www.charlottecultureguide.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                704-333-2ASC (272)

                                                   “making/building” (detail)
                                                    Ben Long (1998)
 5 CENTER LIGHT                                          13 IMAGINON: JOAN & JOE                                               SOUTH TRYON                                                                                                    GATEWAY DISTRICT                                              GOVERNMENT DISTRICT
Location: NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center           MARTIN CENTER, 300 E. 7th St.
Artist: Mary Shaffer (1992) Funding: City of Charlotte
                                                         THE WRITER’S DESK                                               17 TWO ANGLED FORMS                                                                                           23 WIND SCULPTURE                                          26 UNTITLED FRESCO
 6 CASTELLAN FIGURE AND LIGHT TOWERS                     Artist: Larry Kirkland (2005)                                  Location: S. College and E. 4th streets                                                                        Location: Median of W. Trade and Pine streets              Location: Lobby of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police
Location: Fountain and Sculpture, Hearst Tower           Funding: Friends of Rolfe Neill                                                                                                                                                                                                          Headquarters, 601 E. Trade St.
                                                                                                                        Artist: James Rosati (1983)                                                                                    Artist: Jack Pentes (1987) Funding: The Queens Table
and Plaza                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Artist: Ben Long (1996) Funding: City of Charlotte
                                                         BUILDING BLOCKS (Lobby)                                        Funding: Dutch Institutional Holding Company Inc.
Artist: Howard Ben Tre (2002)                                                                                                                                                                                                          24 WIND VEIL
                                                         Artists: Jim Hirschfield and                                    and Trammell Crow Company
Funding: Bank of America                                                                                                                                                                                                               Location: Reflective panels on Gateway Parking Garage       27 UNTITLED WATER SCULPTURE
                                                         Sonya Ishii (2005)                                             18 CHARLOTTE CONVENTION CENTER                                                                                 Artist: Ned Kahn (2000)                                    Location: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center
 7 BIG GRAY AND LITTLE PINK                              Funding: Mecklenburg County
                                                                                                                        501 S. College St.                                                                                             Funding: Bank of America and Cousins Properties            Artist: Alfredo Halegua (1991) Funding: City of
Location: Benches at IJL Financial Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Charlotte
                                                         14 WIND SILOS                                                  Funding: ASC and the                                   “The Goodliest Land” Ruth Ava Lyons (1995)
Artist: Paul Sires (1997) Funding: Bank of America                                              “The Writer’s Desk”                                                                                                                    25 THE GARDENS AT GATEWAY, 800 W. Trade St.
                                                         Location: Panels on Intl. Trade        Larry Kirkland (2005)   Public Art Commission                                                                                                                                                     28 MECKLENBURG
 8 BEFORE DAWN                                           Center Parking Deck                                            with City of Charlotte                                 HOMAGE TO NORTH CAROLINA (Painting)                     GARDEN PARTY (Sculpture)
                                                                                                                                                                               Artist: Richard Lippold (1995) Funding: NCNB                                                                       COUNTY COURT-
Location: Main Public Library                            Artist: Ned Kahn (2005) Funding: Bank of America                                                                                                                              Artist: Ellen Kochansky (2000)
Artist: Romare Bearden (1989) Funding: Charlotte-                                                                       OCULUS REFLECTOR                                                                                               Funding: Bank of America                                   HOUSE, W. 4th and
                                                         15 TIME WARNER CABLE ARENA                                                                                            19 THE GREEN, 435 S. Tryon St.
Mecklenburg Art in Public Places and The Charlotte                                                                      Artist: James Carpenter                                                                                                                                                   McDowell streets
                                                         E. Trade & N. Caldwell streets                                 (1995)                                                 LIFE IS AN OPEN BRICK (Sculpture)                       BLOWING
Observer
                                                         Funding: City of Charlotte                                                                                            Artist: Brad Spencer (2002)                             Artist: Sam Gilliam (2000) Funding: Bank of America        PERSISTENCE OF
                                                                                                                        NATURE MADE, HAND                                                                                                                                                         VISION (In atrium)
                                                                                                                                                                               Funding: Brick Association of Carolinas                 CIRCUIT STREAM
                                                         FLYING SHUTTLES (Plaza columns)                                MADE: ICONS ON                                                                                                                                                            Artists: Ralph Helmick
                                                         Artist: Andrew Leicester (2005)                                LEVEL 768                                              RHYTHM WALK (Soundscape)                                Artist: Ellen Driscoll (2000) Funding: Bank of America
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and Stuart Schechter
                                                                                                                        (Laser cut steel railing)                              Artist: Jim Green (2002) Funding: Wachovia              ODYSSEY                                                    (2007)
                                                                                                                        Artist: David B. Dahlquist     “Quadrille”
                                                                                                                                                                               FISH FOUNTAIN                                           Artist: Rudie Berkhout and Ward Bos (2000)
                                                                                                                        (2003)                         Michael Hayden (1996)                                                                                                                      LET JUSTICE LIKE A
                                                                                                                                                                               Artist: Carolyn                                         Funding: Bank of Amercia
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  RIVER ROLL
                                                                                                                        BROOKLYN AND BLUE HEAVEN: REMEMBRANCES                 Braaksma (2002)                                         IKEBANA DRAWINGS ON PLEXIGLAS                              (Text on main floor
                                                                                                                        OF CHARLOTTE’S SECOND WARD (Painting)                  Funding: Wachovia                                       Artist: Dale Chihuly (2000) Funding: Bank of America       columns)
                                                                                                                        Artist: T.J. Reddy (1995)                              GRAND ENTRY                                                                                                        Artists: Robin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CHAIN
                                                                                                                        CHARLOTTE DIVERSITY AND HOPE (Painting)                COLUMNS                                                                                                            Brailsford and Fred
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Artist: Anna Skibska (2000) Funding: Bank of America
                                                                                                                        Artist: Robert Tynes (1995)                            Artist: Jim Gallucci                                                                                               Chappell (2007)
                                                                                                                                                                               (2002)                 “Fish Fountain”                  AND THE EARTH WAS WILD WITH LEAVES
“Before Dawn” Romare Bearden (1989)                      “Flying Shuttles” (Plaza columns) Andrew Leicester (2005)      CELEBRATION (Painting)                                                                                                                                                    WE HOLD THESE
                                                                                                                                                                               Funding: Wachovia      Carolyn Braaksma (2002)          Artist: Susan Brandeis (2000) Funding: Bank of America
                                                                                                                        Artist: Jim Biggers (1995)                                                                                                                                                TRUTHS (4th St.
 9 CONTINUUM                                             TULIP, DOUBLE LEAF,                                                                                                                                                           LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD                              walkway)
                                                                                                                                                                               CULTURAL ARRANGEMENTS
Location: Dome Fresco, Transamerica Square               FALLOW GEAR                                                    THE GOODLIEST LAND (Painting)                                                                                  Artist: Luberta F. Mays                                    Artists: Robin Brails-
                                                                                                                                                                               Artist: Linda Kroff and Aida Saul (2002)
Artist: Ben Long (1998) Funding: Bank of America         (Plaza benches)                                                Artist: Ruth Ava Lyons (1995)                                                                                  (2000) Funding: Bank of                                    ford and Fred Chap-
                                                                                                                                                                               Funding: Wachovia
                                                         Artist: Paul Sires (2005)                                                                                                                                                     America                                                    pell (2007)              “Persistence of Vision”
10 THE ODELL BUILDING, 525 N. Tryon St.                                                                                 I’VE KNOWN RIVERS (Painting)
                                                                                                                                                                               AUTHOR SIGNPOSTS AND CHARLOTTE, CENTER                                                                                                      Helmick + Schechter (2007)
                                                         HISTORY OF BASKETBALL                                          Artist: Juan Logan (1995)                                                                                      MIST FOUNTAIN                                               29 INTEGRITY
TENSION DOME AND REFRACTIVE WINDOW                                                                                                                                             OF THE WORLD
Location: Building lobby                                 IN THE PIEDMONT                                                                                                                                                               Artist: Ritsuko Taho (2000)                                (Courthouse parking deck plaza)
                                                                                               “Action Wall” (detail)
                                                                                                                        HOME MOVIE (Painting)                                  Artist: Gary Sweeney (2002) Funding: Wachovia
Artist: James Carpenter (1998)                           (Interior lobby wall)                                                                                                                                                         Funding: Bank of America                                   Artist: Hoss Haley (2006) Funding: Mecklenburg
                                                                                               Mike Mandel (2005)       Artist: Paul Rousso (1995)
Funding: Bank of America                                 Artist: Mike Mandel (2005)                                                                                            LIFE IS AN OPEN BOOK (Sculpture)                        and Cousins Properties                                     County and The Freelon Group
                                                                                                                                                                               Artist: Jim Gallucci (2002) Funding: Wachovia
AT PEACE, AT PLAY                                        ACTION WALL (Interior lobby wall)                                                                                                                                             NEW GROWTH (BUCKEYE)                                       30 MECKLENBURG COUNTY AQUATIC CENTER
                                                         Artist: Mike Mandel (2005)                                                                                            20 FOUNTAIN SCULPTURES                                  Artist: Michael Sherrill
Location: Sculpture in Courtyard                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  800 E. 2nd St.
Artist: Joseph Miller (1998) Funding: Bank of America                                                                                                                          Location: Wachovia Atrium and Plaza, 301 S. Tryon St.   (2002) Funding: Bank of
                                                         TRAJECTORY (Interior lobby floor)
                                                                                                                                                                               Artist: Dennis Smith Funding: Wachovia                  America                                                    UNTITLED
11 DOVETAIL GARDEN AND BIRD HOUSES                       Artist: Thomas Sayre (2005)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Artist: Paul Rousso (1996) Funding: Mecklenburg Cty.
                                                                                                                                                                               21 QUADRILLE (Light Sculpture)                              IRWIN CREEK HISTORY
Location: N. Church and W. 10th streets                  COMMERCE AND TRANSPORTATION
Artist: Joan Bankemper (2001)                                                                                                                                                  Location: 526 S. Church St.                             PROJECT                                                    AQUATIC VECTORS
                                                         (Escalator banks)
Funding: McColl Center for Visual Art                                                                                                                                          Artist: Michael Hayden (1996) Funding: Duke Energy      Location: Ray’s Splash                                     Artist: John Young (1991) Funding: Mecklenburg Cty.
                                                         Artist: Tommie Robinson (2005)
                                                                                                                                                                                22 PANTHER STATUES                                     Planet, 215 N. Sycamore St.                                    ASPIRE
12 TOUCH MY BUILDING                                     16 QUEEN CHARLOTTE WALKS IN HER GARDEN                                                                                                                                        Artist: Betsy Towns (2006)
Location: Touch Panels on Seventh Street Station                                                                                                                               Location: Bank of America Stadium, 800 S. Mint St.                                                                 Location: CPCC campus, Kings Dr. and Elizabeth Ave.
                                                         Location: Sculpture at N. College and E. 5th streets                                                                                                                          Funding: Mecklenburg
Artist: Christopher Janney (1998)                                                                                                                                              Artist: Todd Andrews (1996)                                                              “New Growth (Buckeye)”    Artist: Greg Wyatt (2006) Funding: The Queens Table
                                                         Artist: Graham Weather (1989)                                                                                                                                                 County
Funding: Bank of America                                                                                                “I’ve Known Rivers” Juan Logan (1995)                  Funding: Carolina Stadium Corp.                                                          Michael Sherrill (2002)   (Not featured on map.)
                                                         Funding: The Queens Table                                                                                                                                                     (Not featured on map.)

				
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