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Community Bridge Mural - Frederick, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 39° 24.766 W 077° 24.480
18S E 292692 N 4365350
Quick Description: The Community Bridge mural is an amazing piece of art that fools the eye into believing that this plain concrete bridge is an old, ivy-covered stone bridge.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 8/5/2012 10:20:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMF164
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 33

Long Description:
"From an outstretched hand to a Constellation shaped like a drinking gourd, dozens of images and symbols are woven into this sweeping and remarkable trompe-l'oeil mural, which makes a humble concrete bridge appear ivy-covered and made of intricately carved stone. The public art is the work of nationally known artist William Cochran who used ideas submitted by Frederick residents and others nationwide as inspiration. The bridge and the waterway it spans are part of the multimillion-dollar construction, development, and renovation efforts that revitalized the Carroll Creek Park area. Restaurants offer outside seating along the walkways that flank the creek and bands play during summer festivals. Thousands of visitors now enjoy this area's charms year-round."

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Physical Address:
Carroll Street Bridge between E. Patrick and E. All Saints Sts.
Frederick, MD USA

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