Scarlet Oak Leaf and Acorn Sculpture
This sculpture of two monumental Scarlet Oak leaves and acorns will mark the Southern Gateway to Brookland's 12th Street Commercial Corridor in Washington, DC. Located at the intersection of 12th Street and Rhode Island Avenue NE, the sculpture is comprised of several elements with community significance: A pair of four- by nine foot monumental Scarlet Oak leaves and acorns give a nod to the state tree of Washington D.C; Squirrels and crows consume and spread the acorns; And finally cardinals represent the mascot of nearby Catholic University.
TITLE: Scarlet Oak Leaf and Acorn Sculpture
DATE: 2016 public space approval; 2017 installation
MEDIA: Laser Cut, Welded and Painted Steel
DIMENSIONS: Nine foot long x four foot high each
LOCATION: 12th and Rhode Island Avenue NE, Washington, DC (intended)
PARTNERS: DC Office of Planning and Dance Place
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