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Parks & Public Spaces

Portraits of Mexico City

WHEREAS, The Mexican Cultural Institute is applying for a permit to hold a public arts project, which would be held October 7th to October 27th in Union Square from dusk to 10:00p.m.; and

WHEREAS, The project consists of 600 photographic images of Mexico City by 250 Mexican artists that would be projected from across 14th Street onto the pavement of the park; and

WHEREAS, The project is part of a large city-wide undertaking with many important institutions involved; and

WHEREAS, The applicant has agreed to bring before the Board any requests for events related to this project; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the application by The Mexican Cultural Institute for a public art project.

The above resolution passed with a vote of 28 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.

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