The city is one of 26 across the US to receive grants through the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Asphalt Art Initiative.
Bloomberg Philanthropies is partnering with the cities to help them revitalize streets and public spaces and make them safer through its Asphalt Art Initiative.
Residents of Fairfield, the West End and Highlawn may see an artistic addition to their streets in the future.
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“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.
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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An intersection in Pittsburgh’s Friendship neighborhood was closed over the weekend in the name of an art mural project.
A five-way intersection in the Friendship neighborhood of Pittsburgh is closed for part of the weekend while a local group installs asphalt art.