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Downtown Mural Designated an official Arizona Centennial Legacy Project by the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission

On April 24th, 2012 the city received notification that the mural project , “El Corrido de Glendale” has been designated an official Arizona Centennial Legacy Project by the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission (AHAC), pursuant to the rights and responsibilities assigned to the that commission by the Arizona Legislature, and we are still awaiting the arrival of the Certificate. 

Our project was selected based on the adherence to criteria that the city portrayed a significant aspect of Arizona history; that it is accessible to large numbers of visitors; demonstrated collaborati0n in the planning; produced a project that will last through 2015 with an educational component; and that it included a plan for implementation.   The mural currently resides in historic downtown Glendale for public viewing.

The city of Glendale is honored  to have the Arizona Historical advisory Commission designate, “El Corrido de Glendale” as a project that shows a piece of Arizona’s history (www.azcentennial.gov). This is a great addition to our newly developed Centerline District in historic downtown Glendale.

About Centerline

Glendale’s Centerline District is a dynamic live, work, play redevelopment project in the heart of Glendale. The Centerline project area is located along Glendale Avenue from 43rd to 67th avenues, between Ocotillo Road and Myrtle Avenue.

The project is designed to revitalize the Glendale Avenue corridor by encouraging private business investment, job creation and the development of shopping, dining and recreational opportunities. The project will also result in enhanced infrastructure, public facilities, open space and neighborhoods.

Artists who are interested in participating in First Saturdays are encouraged to submit an entry form for consideration to jcornelius@glendaleaz.com. You may also fill out the online form at the top.


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Featured Artist of the Month: To learn more about our artists, click here!
 
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Artwerks First Saturdays: Learn more about this exciting event in Historic Downtown Glendale's Arts District - Play Video.
 
Glendale, AZ - Art District

Glendale Students Find Their Muse in Centerline Fire Hydrants: Some artists work on canvas, others in ceramics, marble or steel. But a few young Glendale artists find their inspiration in one hot medium - fire hydrants.
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Glendale, AZ - Art District
Historic Downtown Glendale Mural Project: This exciting new artistic endeavor is underway now in Historic Downtown Glendale. The mural is the culmination of input from Glendale citizens and business owners and stands as a tribute to the city's history, heritage, people and future. For more on its meaning, click here. To view a larger image, click here.
   

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