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K Street Gateway Will Be Beautified

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More public art is coming to the city

The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District in partnership with the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities have released a call to artists for the beautification of K Street Gateway. The prompt is for artists or design teams to design, fabricate, and install a permanent work of public art at the west portion of the 2100 block of K Street NW. According to a recent press release, the total project budget is $480,000.

Below, take a look at the project overview, laid out in the call to artists:

Pedestrian and vehicular traffic from K Street or Washington Circle greets visitors with a combination of asphalt, metal and cement that does not reflect the vibrant character of the neighborhood. In seeking to both brighten and soften this gateway to the iconic section of the K Street Corridor. DCCAH and GT BID are seeking to commission a work of public art ...

The submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. EST on June 24. Applications are submitted online. There is a $10 fee to apply.

K Street Gateway Project [D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities]