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Friday, May 18, 2018
Wenatchee artist Terry Valdez lead a group of 7 other local artists to engrave and stain a 2-block section of South Chelan Avenue, between Peachy and Ferry streets. This 2-day activity is part of Phase II & III of the Chelan Avenue Sidewalk Project that started at the Wenatchee Community Center in 2014. Project objectives include increase safety and the sense of safety; ensure community ownership; construct sidewalk; incorporate public art and landscaping for; install pedestrian scale lighting; formalize parking options for residents and businesses; and re-channelize the street from a one-way to a two-way. The City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is funding the three-phase project.