Artists: Lead Artist: Steve Elicker. Contributing Artists: Lisa Jacobs, Tom Walker, Koji Wakayoshi
Location: 150 Elm Avenue, former alleyway in East Village Arts District. Long Beach, CA.
District: District 2
Description: The park includes magnificent 10-foot iron gates, designed and fabricated by Lisa Jacobs and Tom Walker; a platform (stage) inlaid in its entirety with crushed blue glass and tiny, blue, glass sculptures of butterflies) by Steve Elicker, ironwood tables and benches by Koji Wakayoshi. The park is beautifully landscaped with native and drought-tolerant species, climbing vines, and a winding pathway by the Cicchetti Weir Collaborative. These functional, artistic elements were designed to work together to create a tranquil, reflective space for park users.
Funding: Commision: $98,347. City of Long Beach, Parks Recreation and Marine, PCA.
Completion: March 16, 2004
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