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Public art abounds on Beacon Hill

Our first annual “Top of the Hill” survey is still open for a while yet, and we’re not releasing results until it closes, but there has been one fairly frequent answer that I’ve noticed. One of the questions is “What is your favorite public art on Beacon Hill?” and while most people do have a favorite, there has been a surprisingly large number of people who say they don’t know of any public art up here. While we may not have as much obvious public art as some neighborhoods, we do have a fair amount. (The number probably doubled with this year’s addition of the Link station and its multiple artworks.) Here’s a collection of images of some of the art we all enjoy on Beacon Hill.

Many of these photos are from the Beacon Hill Blog photo pool on Flickr. Have any photos you’d like to share? You are welcome to contribute them to the pool.

The mural on the side of Kusina Filipina. Photo by l0st2.
The mural on the side of Kusina Filipina. Photo by l0st2.

Mosaic in Dr. Jose Rizal Park. Photo by Seattle Daily Photo.
Mosaic in Dr. Jose Rizal Park. Photo by Seattle Daily Photo.

In front of the light rail station. Photo by l0st2.
In front of the light rail station. Photo by l0st2.

One of the creatures inside the Beacon Hill Link station. Photo by Wendi.
One of the "creatures" inside the Beacon Hill Link station. Photo by Wendi.

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A Beacon Hill autumn in pictures

We’ve seen a lot of great photos of Beacon Hill lately. Here are some interesting autumnal views of the Hill. (Most of these, but not all, are from the Beacon Hill Blog photo pool on Flickr, which welcomes your Beacon Hill photos!)

Photo by Matthew Rutledge.
Equality sculpture in Sturgus Park. Photo by Matthew Rutledge.

Mushrooms near Cheasty. Photo by Mahalie Stackpole.
Mushrooms near Cheasty. Photo by Mahalie Stackpole.

Several more cool photos, after the jump!
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