RFQ: MLK JR Dr. Gateway at Northside Drive

  • Commissioning Entity: City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs
  • Budget: $250000
  • Open Date: 2018-02-08
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2018-02-20

Brief Description

The City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs invites artists and artist teams to submit qualifications a site-specific Gateway artwork that will be installed near the entryway of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive at Northside Drive in Atlanta, Georgia (opposite the Mercedes-Benz Stadium). The artwork will be 170 feet from the entryway of the 7.2 mile east-west corridor that connects points of interest such as the new Mercedes Benz Stadium, the Atlanta University Center, the Atlanta BeltLine, Westview Cemetery, and several MARTA bus stops. The sculpture foundation, design and constructions costs including lighting must be integrated into the budget of the artist selected.