RFP: New Pocket Park Public Art in Philadelphia

  • Commissioning Entity:
  • Budget: $210000
  • Open Date: 2016-01-27
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Artists must be able to attend the artist site visit and interview in Philadelphia
  • Close Date: 2016-02-19

Brief Description

The work of art is to be part of a new corner ‘pocket’ park, which will be located at the northwest corner of 37th & Market Street. The pocket park will be the heart of uCity Square, the dynamic knowledge community at the University City Science Center. The pocket park is also close to the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, as well as near the border of the Powelton Village and Mantua neighborhoods, which recently received federal designation as a Promise Zone. While the pock