Villa Park Gateway

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Artist: Gary Sweeney (

Date: 2008

Location: Federal Boulevard & 8th Avenue

Collection: Public Art

Artwork Type: Sculpture

Material: Steel & Stone

Description: "Villa Park Gateway" welcomes residents and passersby's into the neighborhood of Villa Park. The gateway displays imagery of neighborhood bungalow homes, rolling hills, trees, a creek and flowers, with incorporated wording "Villa Park." Done in the style of papel picado (Mexican paper art), the piece is a fabricated steel panel, powder-coated, with a masonry flagstone base.