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Verona Street Art Park
Completed in September 2008, Civil & Environmental Consultants transformed an abandoned lot into the Verona Street Art Park. Seen here, the view from Braddock Avenue. Photographs by Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
The abandoned lot before it became the Art Park. 
From left: Early conceptual drawing, final concept used for construction documentation and final layout.
Construction photos including unique foundations designed to support varied sized mosaic photos.
The design team provided coordination between the contractor, the artists and funding organizations.
Artwork foundations.
Completed project.
The Art Park is close to newly constructed homes.
Project one year after completion.
Project one year after completion.

Completed in September 2008, Civil & Environmental Consultants transformed an abandoned lot into the Verona Street Art Park. Seen here, the view from Braddock Avenue. Photographs by Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Completed in September 2008, Civil & Environmental Consultants transformed an abandoned lot into the Verona Street Art Park. Seen here, the view from Braddock Avenue. Photographs by Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Completed in September 2008, Civil & Environmental Consultants transformed an abandoned lot into the Verona Street Art Park. Seen here, the view from Braddock Avenue. Photographs by Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

The abandoned lot before it became the Art Park. 

The abandoned lot before it became the Art Park. 

The abandoned lot before it became the Art Park. 

From left: Early conceptual drawing, final concept used for construction documentation and final layout.

From left: Early conceptual drawing, final concept used for construction documentation and final layout.

From left: Early conceptual drawing, final concept used for construction documentation and final layout.

Construction photos including unique foundations designed to support varied sized mosaic photos.

Construction photos including unique foundations designed to support varied sized mosaic photos.

Construction photos including unique foundations designed to support varied sized mosaic photos.

The design team provided coordination between the contractor, the artists and funding organizations.

The design team provided coordination between the contractor, the artists and funding organizations.

The design team provided coordination between the contractor, the artists and funding organizations.

Artwork foundations.

Artwork foundations.

Artwork foundations.

Completed project.

Completed project.

Completed project.

The Art Park is close to newly constructed homes.

The Art Park is close to newly constructed homes.

The Art Park is close to newly constructed homes.

Project one year after completion.

Project one year after completion.

Project one year after completion.

Project one year after completion.

Project one year after completion.

Project one year after completion.

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