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1994 - Construction of "Burbank Evolves"
Date Created and/or Issued
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Burbank Public Library
Burbank City Government
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Burbank Public Library, Burbank in Focus Office
Photo of the construction of "Burbank Evolves," a free-standing artwork consisting of three adjoining concrete walls. The finished 30-ton cast-concrete piece, dedicated in August 1994, portrays a history of Burbank from 1542 to 1942. According to the Los Angeles Times, the work was created by Tony Sheets in six weeks at a cost of $27,000. It was funded by the city's Art in Public Places Ordinance requiring new commercial, industrial or public projects of more than $500,000 to spend at least 1% of their budget for public art. "Burbank Evolves" is part of the $3.2-million 500-space Burbank Courthouse parking structure at the corner of 3rd St. and Angeleno Ave., which opened in May 1994.
nonprojected graphic
3½ x 5 color print
local: pub00042
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--Parking facilities--Sculptures--Courthouses--Public art--Streets--Streetlights--Traffic signs and signals--Hydrants--Portable toilets--1990s--Municipal Courts--Construction
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