Dunk’s South Plaza Update

In Arts, Downcity, Parks/Open Space by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

I snapped this quick pic of the South Plaza at the Dunk last week. Since then the landscaping has been finished and the construction fences have come down, I think it is done.

A comment in the previous post about this stated that there would be a lighting component to the plaza.

“Dubbed The Horizon Garden, Kim’s plan would transform the Dunk’s southwest corner into a small-scale sculpture park, complete with pedestrian-friendly benches and walkways and other landscaping features. At its center, the park would feature a sculpture, also designed by Kim, consisting of a perforated stainless steel screen dotted with thousands of button-size pieces of recycled glass.”

I haven’t yet been by at night to see if the lighting portion is working yet, but I’m looking forward to seeing it.

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Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.

Comments

  1. Amen. Nice and homeless-friendly for the many of us who will be forced on the streets in the coming months.

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