Edit ModuleShow Tags

City of Lakewood Wins CBCA Award for Public Art

Its 40 West ArtLine enhances area pathways


Published:

The City of Lakewood was honored on March 12 at the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts' Awards Luncheon for its collaborative efforts on the 40 West ArtLine, a four-mile walking and biking arts experience creatively connecting parks and neighborhoods to transit, businesses and other amenities.

CBCA's business for the arts awards are presented to exemplary organizations that have gone above and beyond to support the arts and creative industries. 

"The 40 West ArtLine is incredibly important not only for the neighborhoods that it meanders, but for the city as a whole," Adam Paul, Mayor of the City of Lakewood says. "What it does is it offers an opportunity for everyone to experience the arts in the City of Lakewood."

The pathways run through the state certified 40 West Arts Creative District near historic West Colfax Avenue and the RTD W Line. A free outdoor gallery, the project sought to enhance sidewalks, bike and park paths, and local streets to create an interactive arts experience. The various exhibitions can be visited in sections or as a whole and was  supported by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. 

After years of planning, the ArtLine launched with the plan to eventually become the longest continuous arts experience in the state. The local community was involved in the planning process, where they envisioned a green painted path to connect three main area parks with transit, historic neighborhoods, local businesses and amenities while beautifying the area with public art.

Learn more about the City of Lakewood's unique 40 West ArtLine project here:

 

Edit Module

Get more content like this: Subscribe to the magazine | Sign up for our Free e-newsletter

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Articles

Can Cutting Your Handicap Reduce Your Taxes?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act whacked a 6-iron across the knees of everyone who has ever done business on a golf course and claimed the round as a tax deduction. Along with orchestra seats at the theater and corporate boxes at the ballpark, golf is now considered 100 percent entertainment and zero percent deductible.

Traveling Flu Crew Brings Urgent Care Home

Now even health care can be ordered and delivered. Denver-based DispatchHealth offers on-demand, mobile urgent care that flu sufferers and others can request via app or phone call.

Denver Workers Struggle to Stay Awake

Nodding off occasionally at work is nothing new, but it turns out workers are more sleepy in Denver than in most other cities. According to research by staffing firm Accountemps, Denver is tied for third with Indianapolis among the nation’s sleepiest cities, after Nashville and Austin.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags