The Bike Bridge is ready for unveiling at Oakland’s new Uptown Art Park at 19th & Telegraph, across from the Fox Theater. Join us and the Black Rock Arts Foundation for a opening reception.
“The Bike Bridge” is the result of a unique collaboration between Oakland youth and Berkeley artist Michael Christian. Twelve young women from different high schools in East and West Oakland first learned the skills needed to construct a large-scale sculpture by taking classes in welding and bicycle creation at The Crucible in West Oakland…
Hosted by Mayor Jean Quan
Nine Sculpture Art Pieces by Local Artists
Art, Music, Tours, Food Trucks
Take BART to 19th St. Station
or Bike ride from West Oakland with Bikes4Life at 5:30
Bike valet parking will be provided by Richmond Spokes.
In this Nov. 20, 2012 photo, Alex Rodriguez’ public art project titled “Whirling Wheels,” is seen against the midtown skyline along the Atlanta BeltLine in Atlanta.
Since an Atlanta nonprofit opened a 2.25-mile-long paved trail east of downtown last month, it has attracted a steady stream of joggers, dog-walkers and cyclists to take in spectacular views of the skyline as well as a slice of established neighborhoods that were once only seen by riding a freight train.
The Eastside Trail is the latest and most visible phase of the Atlanta BeltLine, an ambitious $2.8 billion plan to transform a 22-mile railroad corridor that encircles Atlanta into a network of parks, trails, public art, affordable homes and ultimately streetcars. (AP Photo/David Goldman)