CCLRT - West Bank Station

Location: Minneapolis MN

Customer: Amcon Construction

Architect: AECOM NY

Date: 2013

Project Type: Public Buildings and Arts, Transportation

Key Contractor: Artist Nancy Blum

The Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (CCLRT) West Bank Station features Nancy Blum's artwork etched by GKD onto Omega metal fabric and  soaring bird imagery fabricated of stainless steel by Fedtech and mounted onto Omega metal fabric.  This project weaves artwork into the aesthetic, sunshade and safety functionality of GKD metal mesh.  This station serves the Cedar-Riverside and University of Minnesota communities. The artist represented areas immigrant residents through "patterns on architectural mesh and depicting the migratory bird thruway of the nearby Mississippi" The two stairwell platforms are the location of the integrated artwork.

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