RFQ: Artwork in Landscape Easement

  • Commissioning Entity: Eagan Parks & Recreation
  • Budget: $18000
  • Open Date: 2018-04-26
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in state of installation
  • Close Date: 2018-05-14

Brief Description

Eagan Parks & Recreation seeks artists to produce artwork in the landscape easement at the Southeast corner of Pilot Knob Road & Yankee Doodle Road. Background Minnesota Valley Transit Authority operates Eagan Transit Center at 3470 Pilot Knob Road. The transit center houses a parking garage for 750 vehicles, as well as an indoor passenger shelter, bike racks, and retail services. It is a major hub for bus transportation to downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis. Additionally, the property is to home to several retail businesses, anchored by Cole’s Salon. Adjacent to this intersection is Central Park Commons, including Hy-Vee, Fairview Clinics and a wide selection of retail and restaurants. The intersection is near the Eagan Community Center and within easy access from highways 35E and 494. The City of Eagan, in cooperation with MVTA, seeks an artwork installation at the SE intersection to contribute to Eagan’s sense of place and community.