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Broadway Viaduct

Broadway is one of the main approaches to downtown from Denver International Airport. As one passes along Broadway through the industrial outskirts into the high-rise city, the roadway is depressed and a pump facility is required to drain the boulevard. Ed Carpenter has designed a gateway sculpture which uses the pumphouse as a pedestal to achieve monumental stature. It is seen silhouetted against the city’s skyline by travelers entering the city. Its imagery celebrates the transportation and manufacturing industries which have occupied that part of the city over the years and serves as a reminder of the hardworking, gritty character of this vital neighborhood.

Broadway Viaduct

Gateway bridge sculpture

Client: City and County of Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado

Date: October 2000

Dimensions: 68' x 9' x 12'

Materials: Painted steel, concrete.

Contact

Ed Carpenter Studio
1812 NW 24th Avenue
Portland, Oregon USA 97210


Tel: 503 224 6729
Fax: 503 241 3142
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