Still life with Castlegar

Walks with statues

by Tanya Lang Gahr

The city’s sculpture walk is winning praise from residents, visitors and businesses alike. Since acquiring several sculptures on loan—with the commitment to purchase the most popular piece as a permanant installation every year—downtown businesses have seen an uptick in foot traffic. Mayor Chernoff said the sculpture walk has revitalized the community—the city is cleaner, more flower gardens are being planted and there is a growing commitment from the residents of Castlegar to work together to improve the community. The question that Chernoff said he is asked most often is “What’s next?”

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