The ARTery Project partner, Public Architecture releases Lights on Market Street: A Case Study on Arts and Cultural Revitalization Initiatives.
Lights on Market Street kicked off The ARTery Project last December, as one of the ongoing efforts to activate Mid-Market through an arts and cultural-focused revitalization strategy. The six-month initiative featured light and technology-based installations by Paul Notzold, Theodore Watson, and Jim Campbell. This report focuses on the context, collaborators, and outcomes surrounding the three large-scale public light displays that marked the gateways of Mid-Market. It includes historic assessment, precedents, and project analysis, and offers a comprehensive view of the process and partnerships it takes to realize an initiative like Lights on Market Street. The report is intended as a resource for artists, designers, and other city agencies and their partners as they consider or embark on comparable arts and culture initiatives.