February 19, 2014

Having Risen, Bayview Beacon Ready To Shine

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Bayview Rise, a mural by Haddad | Drugan which rises 187 feet on the façade of Pier 92's grain elevator will be officially illuminated and animated on February 26 at 5:30 PM.

Situated near Third Street as it crosses Islais Creek and conceived as a gateway into the Bayview neighborhood, the mural's large-scale graphics make its primary images visible from a distance. And at night, both the mural and adjacent silos will be illuminated.

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Funded and commissioned by the Port of San Francisco with coordination from the San Francisco Arts Commission, Bayview Rise is one of the Blue Greenway projects in the works, a series of interconnected waterfront parks and art installations along the bay.

First Published: February 19, 2014 11:45 AM

Comments from "Plugged In" Readers

Something similar should be done at the PG&E substation on Folsom and Fremont. Cool!

Posted by: Matteo at February 19, 2014 1:50 PM

Very kool. It's about time SF started adding Art to it's skyline.

This can be seen from Hwy 280, the Bayview and Portero Hill....it's really going to change that old industrial wasteland into something special.

Posted by: Keepitup at February 19, 2014 1:53 PM

I saw this the other night from 280, and I wondered what it was. Nice idea.

Posted by: Lance at February 19, 2014 2:43 PM

I hope the paint comes off easily

Posted by: BobN at February 19, 2014 7:12 PM

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