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City seeks artist for First Hill Streetcar artwork

Seattle is seeking an artist to develop site-integrated artwork for the First Hill Streetcar line, which will connect the Chinatown/International District transit station to the future Capitol Hill light rail station via First Hill. The new line is part of the Seattle Streetcar Network.

The call is open to professional artists residing in the United States. The selected artist will work with the Seattle Department of Transportation and consultants from the early stages of design through construction. Artwork and design enhancements will be incorporated during construction of the streetcar line.  Construction of the two-mile line is scheduled to begin in 2011 and end in 2013.

Application deadline is 11 p.m., Monday, Feb. 22. Learn more here.