Archive | Public Art

14 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Artist Tomie Arai discusses planned art installation for Chinatown Station

Artist Tomie Arai met with some of the San Francisco community on August 7 about her art installation for the future Central Subway Station in Chinatown. More than thirty people attended the event produced in conjunction with the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) and hosted by the Chinese Culture Center (CCC). The presentation was done […]

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30 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Check it out: Our summer 2012 project newsletter

Construction is progressing at the site where tunneling will begin next year. Download our summer 2012 newsletter to learn more. Hot off the presses: It’s the summer 2012 edition of the Central Subway newsletter. Download it in English or Chinese to learn about the latest project news and to gain insight into construction progress, the public art program and community outreach […]

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19 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Now out for bid: The Union Square/Market Street Station contract

The Union Square/Market Street Station will connect residents and visitors to the heart of Union Square and downtown. The contract to construct the Central Subway Union Square/Market Street Station has gone out for bid, marking the latest advance in this major improvement to San Francisco’s public transportation system. The centrally located station will connect residents […]

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16 March 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Mayor Lee, local leaders unveil decorative wrap at Chinatown Station site

Mayor Lee spoke about the benefits of the Central Subway today at a press conference in Chinatown. The Central Subway will improve public transportation in San Francisco, create thousands of jobs and enhance the quality of life of residents and visitors alike. That’s what Mayor Edwin M. Lee and other local leaders and community members […]

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25 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Check It Out: Our Winter Project Newsletter

Our latest project newsletter is now available online. In it, we highlight recent project milestones and provide updates on what to expect in 2012. Articles feature the following topics: The status of our grant application with the Federal Transit Administration The major project milestones we expect to accomplish this year The dazzling public art installation […]

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05 August 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Public Art Program Announces Winners

Congratulations to the six artists! The San Francisco full Arts Commission  approved the six selected artists for the Central Subway Public Art Program. Two of the winning artists/artist teams will be commissioned to create two original works at each of the stations: a landmark and a wayfinding artwork. The landmark project will serve as the […]

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14 July 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Public Art Proposals: CTS

Which are your favorite proposals? We want to hear from you! This is the last preview of the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) artist proposals for the “landmark” and “wayfinding” designs for Chinatown (CTS) Station. The public comment period will end on Friday, July 16, 2010, so we hope you will take the time to […]

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13 July 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Public Art Proposals: MOS

Here are perfect bite size samples from the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) of the “landmark” and “wayfinding” artist proposals for Moscone (MOS) Station. The public comment period will end on Friday, July 16, 2010, so we hope you will take the time to pay a visit and give the SFAC’s Public Art Program your […]

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12 July 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Public Art Proposals: UMS

The San Francisco Arts Commission(SFAC) in conjunction with the SFMTA’s Central Subway Project has opened the station artwork exhibits in the future station areas of Chinatown, Union Square/Market Street (UMS) and Moscone. These displays contain the conceptual drawings and ideas of the nineteen finalists for the “landmark” and “wayfinding” station art designs. We want you […]

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02 July 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Public Art Proposal Display from July 9-16

Congratulations to the 19 prominent national and local artists and artists teams competing for the Central Subway Public Art Program. Proposals for two permanent public artwork opportunities each at the Chinatown, Union Square/Market Street and Moscone Stations will be on view at the Chinese Culture Center, Contemporary Jewish Museum and Weinstein Gallery from July 9 […]

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