ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Alewife Portals, 1997
Artworks: Sculpture

Artist
Carlos Dorrien
Collection
Cambridge Arts Council
Materials
Granite , Granite (Pennsylvania Fox Hill)
Dates
  • Installed, 1997
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Description
Carlos Dorrien's sculptural gateway consists of two granite monoliths, each with two polished surfaces and two sides naturally rusticated. Sited in an open area in the Alewife reservation, the portals accentuate the new entrance to the bikeway's extension and provide a point of departure for trips along the trail. Showcasing the qualities that have made Dorrien's work outstanding in the field of stone sculpture, the monoliths display finely carved images of alewives in stark juxtaposition to rou...
City of Cambridge, Public Art Collection
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Location
Minuteman Commuter Bikeway (Alewife)
Cambridge, MA
United States

On the north side of the Alewife MBTA station
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