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The city is one of 26 across the US to receive grants through the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Asphalt Art Initiative.

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26 Cities Awarded Arts Grants to Transform Blighted Areas

Route Fifty: 26 Cities Awarded Arts Grants to Transform Blighted Areas

September 30, 2021
26 Cities Awarded Arts Grants to Transform Blighted Areas

Bloomberg Philanthropies is partnering with the cities to help them revitalize streets and public spaces and make them safer through its Asphalt Art Initiative.

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Residents of Fairfield, the West End and Highlawn may see an artistic addition to their streets in the future.

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Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Wednesday it will be giving Memphis some cash for pedestrian and cyclist improvements on Highland Street near a school.

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Trentondaily: Trenton, NJ Art creating a gateway at a transit hub

September 28, 2021

“Stepping Into Tomorrow” is a creative reimagining of the public space in front of the Trenton Transit Center through installation of asphalt art at the intersection, vinyl banners throughout the space, and a bike rack.

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Friendship Community Group and the City of Pittsburgh partnered to redesign a five-way intersection adjacent to Baum Grove, a parklet that is frequently used for community events.

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Sacramento’s annual Wide Open Walls mural festival is upon us. But in many cities around the country, people are looking down on public art—about 5 to 6 feet down

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Monocle: The Urbanist Podcast: Rebirth of Public Art

August 12, 2021

We look at how public art can contribute to a rebirth for cities and create more welcoming public spaces. Is there a better way to ensure that your city remains vibrant than by integrating art with the built environment?

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Pittsburgh Friendship Mural

WTAE: Murals decorate intersection in Pittsburgh’s Friendship neighborhood

August 8, 2021
Pittsburgh Friendship Mural

An intersection in Pittsburgh’s Friendship neighborhood was closed over the weekend in the name of an art mural project.

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A five-way intersection in the Friendship neighborhood of Pittsburgh is closed for part of the weekend while a local group installs asphalt art.

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