New art planned for Takoma, Farragut West
At tomorrow's meeting, the WMATA Board will hold its first of many discussions on the FY2011 budget. It will also get to address a much lighter topic: art for Takoma and Farragut West stations.
The art at Takoma will brighten the underpass below the tracks, while at Farragut West it will go on the walls of the ground-floor area around the escalators at 17th and I. Both art installations are being paid for by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, with the Golden Triangle BID contributing to the Farragut one. WMATA's only cost will be to power the lights in the Farragut installation.
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