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'Frames on Franklin' artwork adds color to downtown Tampa

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn (left to right) Joseph Waggoner Executive Director of Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority and Christine M. Burdick President Tampa Downtown Partnership pose for a photo after a dedication of the artwork behind them one of several artworks on the wall of the Selmon Expressway. The artwork is called "Frames on Franklin"  Tampa Downtown Partnership, City of Tampa and Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority held a dedication ceremony for "Frames on Franklin,"  at 124 S. Franklin Street on Thursday afternoon 5/29/30.  "Frames on Franklin" is a continuation of the Downtown Partnership Beautification Program, which will be installing images from the same series of artwork onto traffic signal boxes throughout Downtown Tampa.  This project is in partnership with the City's Art Programs Division and Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority, whose committed to enhancing the ambience of its infrastructure.  Aramark, the Tampa Convention Center concession contractor also donated funds to help support the project.  And other beautification efforts along Franklin Street are also in the works, including TECO replacement of the streetlight poles.  Tampa native Tim Boatright is the artist for the project.

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Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn (left to right) Joseph Waggoner Executive Director of Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority and Christine M. Burdick President Tampa Downtown Partnership pose for a photo after a dedication of the artwork behind them one of several artworks on the wall of the Selmon Expressway. The artwork is called "Frames on Franklin" Tampa Downtown Partnership, City of Tampa and Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority held a dedication ceremony for "Frames on Franklin," at 124 S. Franklin Street on Thursday afternoon 5/29/30. "Frames on Franklin" is a continuation of the Downtown Partnership Beautification Program, which will be installing images from the same series of artwork onto traffic signal boxes throughout Downtown Tampa. This project is in partnership with the City's Art Programs Division and Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority, whose committed to enhancing the ambience of its infrastructure. Aramark, the Tampa Convention Center concession contractor also donated funds to help support the project. And other beautification efforts along Franklin Street are also in the works, including TECO replacement of the streetlight poles. Tampa native Tim Boatright is the artist for the project.

SKIP O'ROURKE | Times

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, left, poses for a photograph with Joseph Waggoner, executive director of the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority, and Christine M. Burdick, president of the Tampa Downtown Partnership, after Thursday afternoon's dedication of the "Frames on Franklin" artwork on the wall of the Selmon Expressway. The dedication ceremony took place at 124 S Franklin St. "Frames on Franklin" is a continuation of the Downtown Partnership Beautification Program, which will be installing images from the same series of artwork onto traffic signal boxes throughout downtown Tampa. The project, for which Tampa native Tim Boatright is the artist, is in partnership with the city's Art Programs Division and the Expressway Authority. Aramark, the Tampa Convention Center concession contractor, also donated funds to help support the project. Other beautification efforts along Franklin Street are also in the works, including TECO replacement of the streetlight poles.

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