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Public Invited to Attend Open House to Learn About Public Art at Lake Cook and Meet the Artist | News Release | City of Alexandria

For Immediate Release: May 4, 2017

The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts will host an open house on Tuesday, May 9 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria located at 4101 Eisenhower Ave. to discuss the proposed public art piece, part of the Lake Cook Stormwater Retrofit Project and meet artist David Hess.

The City of Alexandria has commissioned Baltimore-based artist David Hess to design a unique public art piece for Lake Cook. The objectives of Lake Cook Stormwater Retrofit Project are to increase the lake’s capacity to reduce stormwater pollution and enhance the recreational elements of this facility. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the project and provide feedback on the proposed public art, expected to be finalized by the spring of 2018.

Individuals who are unable to attend the meeting can learn more about the project by visiting www.alexandriava.gov/PublicArt or send written comments to the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, Attention: Jimena Larson, Public Art Coordinator, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria, VA 22314; e-mail jimena.larson@alexandriava.gov .

If you would like to request Language Translation Services, please contact Jimena Larson at 703.746. 5503 or jimena.larson@alexandriava.gov

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Jimena Larson, Office of the Arts, at 703.746.5503 (VA Relay 711) or e-mail jimena.larson@alexandriava.gov

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