If we're really lucky and keep clapping, a fancy piece of "public art" that currently cuts through a parking lot in downtown Washington may someday cut through a
A steel art installation currently in downtown DC will have a new home in Reston.The W&OD Trail? Really? What would be more in keeping with
Six structures titled Art Walk, which form a canopy over a pedestrian walkway at the old Convention Center site at New York Avenue, H Street, 11th and 9th Streets NW, have been in place since 2006.
The installation is being moved to make way for CityCenter DC, a one million square foot mixed-use development going in that spot. Groundbreaking for that project is April 4.
On April 5, there will be a groundbreaking for the parking garage and eventual 1.3 million square foot mixed-use development at Comstock's Reston Station project at the Reston-Wiehle Ave. Metro stop.
That's one place where the art installation could wind up when the project is completed by 2013, Comstock spokeswoman Maggie Parker told Washington Business Journal. There is also talk of installing the art along the W & OD Trail in Reston.
This "web log" rarely draws lines in the sand. But this had better not replace the rad '80s art planned for the Wiehle Avenue Metro station, or we'll... we'll... write more repetitive blog posts about it. So there.