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.