ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Christina Lanzl Honan-Allston Bike Racks and Tree Guards, 2006
Artworks: Sculpture

Artist
Richard Duca
Collections
Boston Art Commission, Boston Public Library, Urban Arts Institute at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design
Donor
Eduard I Browne Trust Fund
Materials
Iron and steel
Dates
  • Installed, 2006
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The Tree Guards and Bicycle Racks - Christina Lanzl
Description
This branch of the Boston Public Library was opened in 2001 and re-named in 2003 in honor of the former Boston City Councilor Brian Honan. Its widely acclaimed design features three interior courtyards, surrounded by glass-walled readings room that flood the library with light. In front of the library, Richard Duca's four tree guard and bicycle racks merge form and function. With these designs-evocative of bicycles, or perhaps scrolls or calligraphy-Duca wished to create what he describes as "ti...
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Location
N. Harvard St. & Hooker St.
Boston, MA 02134
United States

Honan Branch Boston Public Library
Nearby Items
Honan-Allston Branch Library29 feet
Library Park70 feet
Lincoln Street Green Strip0.3 miles
Seed Gate0.5 miles
Harvard Innovation Lab0.5 miles
Harvard Innovation Lab - Projections0.5 miles
Harvard Stadium0.7 miles