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“Neighborhood Embrace” Celebration
October 9, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Celebrating the Artwork & the 40th Street Pedestrian Bridge
West side of the bridge at the intersection of Stevens Avenue and 40th Street South
The City of Minneapolis, the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Kingfield Neighborhood Association are hosting a celebration for Neighborhood Embrace, an artwork by Seitu Jones, spanning the 40th Street Pedestrian Bridge, by Seitu Jones. The artwork features a steel railing and Adinkra symbols and cast bronze hands. It speaks to the history of the community, and the hundreds of low-income and minority families who were displaced to make way for highways both here in the Twin Cities and across the U.S.
The celebration will on the west side of the bridge at the intersection of Stevens Avenue and 40th Street South. Due to construction in the area of Nicollet and 40th Street, it is recommended people travel to the site from 39th to 1st Avenue or cross the bridge from the east entrance on 2nd Avenue South. The event will follow Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 safety protocols.
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