Renderings released Wednesday from a Sioux Falls landscape architecture firm show a more detailed look at a public art project headed for downtown this summer.
The Arc of Dreams is scheduled to be completed in July, rising over the revitalized banks of the Big Sioux River as it cuts through Sioux Falls’ urban core.
Images by Confluence show plans for Metli Plaza, a courtyard on one side of the river that will honor the project’s donors and give passersby a chance to appreciate the stainless steel arc.
“It’s all about paying tribute to the dreams,” said Jim Clark, project director. “I think that space does it. People can reflect on that as they enjoy it.”
Metli Plaza is named after former Sioux Falls city planner Steve Metli, who died in February due to complications from surgery. He was 71
Construction will start in April on Metli Plaza and the site where the arc touches on the other side of the river. Both sides of the arc will have seating for people who want to stop and admire the artwork, Clark said…
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