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File #: 23-201    Version: 1 Name: CAC_Washington - National Gateway Artwork
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 9/14/2022 In control: CULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMISSION
On agenda: 9/20/2022 Final action:
Title: CAC - 1) Consideration of a Concept by Charles Gaines for a Permanent Art Installation at Washington and National Blvds.; and, 2) Make a Recommendation to the City Council
Attachments: 1. 22-09-20_ATT No. 1_Historical Report, 2. 22-09-20_ATT No. 2_A Frame for a Tree - Charles Gaines Proposal, 3. 22-09-20_ATT No. 3_July 27, 2022 Ficus Inspection, 4. 22-09-20_ATT No. 4_Letter from D&W re Geotechnical Review, 5. 22-09-20_ATT No. 5_Design Phase 2 Cost Proposal
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CAC - 1) Consideration of a Concept by Charles Gaines for a Permanent Art Installation at Washington and National Blvds.; and, 2) Make a Recommendation to the City Council

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Meeting Date: September 20, 2022

Contact Person/Dept: Christine Byers / City Manager - Cultural Affairs

Phone Number: (310) 253-6003

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: Yes [X] No []

Public Notification: Meetings and Agendas - Cultural Affairs Commission (09/15/22); Project Art Panel (09/15/22) and Art Committee (09/15/22)

Department Approval: Jesse Mays, Assistant City Manager (09/15/22)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the Cultural Affairs Commission consider the information provided, including a recommendation from the Cultural Affairs Commission's Public Art Subcommittee, and make a recommendation to the City Council.


BACKGROUND

On February 22, 2016, the City Council approved a streetscape plan for the Washington/National Transit Oriented Development (TOD) District. The staff report included information on a potential collaborative art feature that could serve both as a gateway and a means of visually unifying the four corners of the Washington/National intersection (Project Site). The Cultural Affairs Commission (CAC) has received several updates on this proposed project since February 2016 and expressed support. During the entitlement process, both the Developer at Ivy Station (Lowe) and the Developer at 8777 Washington (Lincoln Property Company or CLPF) agreed to contribute toward costs of such a project by paying all or a portion of their required Art in Public Places Program (APPP) allocation to the Cultural Trust Fund in conjunction with issuance of Building Permits for their respective projects at the Washington/National intersection. Lowe contri...

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