Sidewalk Poetry

Project Added: November 18, 2021
Project Point of Contact: [email protected]

A Sample poem on a sidewalk in St. Paul, MN.

Public Art St. Paul

Arts-and Intersections:

Infrastructure

Collaborators:

Public Art Saint Paul
Saint Paul Almanac
Mayors Office
City of Saint Paul
City of Saint Paul’s Department Public Works

Location:

St. Paul, Minnesota

Region:

Midwest

Population Density:

Urban

Large Intended Impact Area:

Locality/Town/City

OVERVIEW

Sidewalk Poetry is a systems-based work that allows city residents to claim the sidewalks as their book pages. Over 1,000 entries have been stamped onto sidewalks from a collection that now includes 54 individual pieces all written by Saint Paul residents. Today, everyone in Saint Paul now lives within a 10-minute walk of a Sidewalk Poem. 

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Sidewalk Poetry is a systems-based work that allows city residents to claim the sidewalks as their book pages. Over 1,000 entries have been stamped onto sidewalks from a collection that now includes 54 individual pieces all written by Saint Paul residents. Today, everyone in Saint Paul now lives within a 10-minute walk of a Sidewalk Poem. 

PROJECT EVALUATION

Currently not available.