Rochester Public Art by Richard MargolisAn Inventory of Rochester NY's Landmark Sculpture, Monuments, and Memorials


Bridge Flower by Mark & Diane Weisbeck

Bridge Flower
Location: Ames, Child and Saxton Street bridges over Rte 490
Rochester, NY (view Google map)
Size: 4.5 x 5 Feet
Material: Brass and textured stainless steel
Dated: 2003

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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