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A is For Allen
Public Art Collection
Location: E. Exchange Pkwy. & U.S. 75 Frontage
Allen, TX 75013
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Piece:  “A is For Allen”A is for Allen

Artist:  Gordon Huether

Description:  A is for Allen, a 12' wide x 16' tall sculpture in the shape of an abstracted A, will greet US Highway 75 commuters on their way to Allen. Honoring local history, native stone, similar to the type used to build the historic Collin County Old Stone Dam that served steam locomotives traveling through the area over 130 years ago, will be a major component of the contemporary artwork. The sculpture also incorporates stacked glass, powder coated and stainless steel, representing the current dynamic and modern community.

Materials:  Native stone, Stainless Steel, Powder Coated Steel, and Glass

Location:  Exchange Parkway

Date of Commission:  2012

Commissioned By:  City of Allen


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