Duke Street Pedestrian Concourse

Duke Street Pedestrian Concourse Murals

Commissioned and owned by the City of Alexandria, Installation–January 2005

Directions: From King Street Metro, walk South towards Duke Street along Metro side sidewalk, toward Carlyle Towers and The Patent and Trade Office Complex. This path will lead directly under Duke Street where six, 4′ x 6′ murals and six corresponding, reproduced map panels can be viewed. They represent an artistically interpreted, chronological, pictorial history of the area from 1755 to present.

Duke Street Pedestrian Concourse, murals, Public Art, Ashley Spencer

From the Past, murals, Public Art, Ashley Spencer

From the Past – Panel 1

Mural 3 Middle Pedestrian Concours, public art painted by Ashley Spencer

Mural Panel 3 detail

Mural 4 Middle - Pedestrian Concourse Panel, public art painted by Ashley Spencer

Mural Panel 4

Mural 5 Lft Side Detail - Pedestrian Concourse Panel, public art painted by Ashley Spencer

Mural 5 Lft Side Detail

To the Present, murals, Public Art, Ashley Spencer

To the present — last mural panel in series for the Pedestrian Concourse

Some detail views:

To the Present, murals, Public Art, Ashley Spencer

Detail corner of Panel 6 in Series

To the Present, murals, Public Art, Ashley Spencer

Mural 6 Detail – faux painted plywood

Click this panel image below to view the full series with accompanying city maps on Google + Slide.

From the Past, murals, Public Art, Ashley Spencer

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