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NYC Parks proposal for Temporary Installation of a Barry Flanagan Sculpture at Union Square

WHEREAS, New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is applying for a permit to install a bronze sculpture; and

WHEREAS, The sculpture is by the well-known British artist Barry Flanagan; and

WHEREAS, Its location on the small triangle off of the south east side of the park will not interfere with pedestrian or vehicular traffic; and

WHEREAS, The artist's gallery will pay for installation, removal and any needed repairs, and the sculpture will be on display from February through May 2007; and

WHEREAS, There will be a standard Parks sign with no reference to the gallery; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the proposal for temporary installation of the Barry Flanagan sculpture at Union Square.

The above resolution passed with a vote of 29 in favor, 5 opposed, 1 abstention.  

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