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Public art centerpiece of top U.S. park

Untitled-1 recently named Seattle’s Cal Anderson Park among the top 12 of America’s Best City Parks. The focal point of this urban oasis in one of the city’s densest neighborhoods is Waterworks, a water feature and public artwork designed by artist Douglas Hollis with The Berger Partnership.

Located over the lidded Lincoln Reservoir, Waterworks is a striking asymmetrical cone. Water flows down the cone into a series of runnels and pools, depicting the various properties of water in motion and stillness. Seattle Public Utilities 1% for Art funds supported the project.

Image: Douglas Hollis, Water Works, 2005, Cal Anderson Park, Seattle Public Utilities 1% for Art.