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New public art in park next to HQ2 to commemorate former Black community

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D.C. artist Nekisha Durrett has proposed a 30 foot tall brick chimney stack, with the words 'Queen City' written in brick, along the footpaths of the new Met Park in Pentagon City. The park is currently under construction after the County Board approved a $14 million, Amazon-funded renovation project two years ago. The red brick structure will also include a decorative interior that park-goers will be able to freely enter.
2 months ago·Arlington, United States

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New public art in park next to HQ2 to commemorate former Black community

A towering remembrance of the former Black community of Queen City is slated to be included in an Amazon-funded park next to HQ2.Arlington’s Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board (HALRB) is set to review the proposed public art installation, from D.C. artist Nekisha Durrett, at its meeting tonight.A presentation prepared for the meeting shows a 30 foot tall brick chimney stack, with the words “Queen City” written in brick, along the footp…

2 months ago·Arlington, United States
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