FORT MYERS, Fla. — A fishing boy, a person urinating subsequent to a canine, and two folks taking part in chess. Those are simply one of the crucial sculptures you used with the intention to walk via in Downtown Fort Myers. Now, a few of the ones sculptures are at the transfer.
The sculptures had been staples across the town for years. An organization that was once meant to construct condos downtown donated the sculptures to the town as a promotional software. The condos had been by no means constructed however the sculptures stayed scattered round downtown.
The town was once set to transport the sculptures round Fort Myers in the summertime of 2021. Now, they’re in the end being relocated.
Nine sculptures had been relocated to 6 spaces round Fort Myers. Many of them are parks inside of a couple of miles clear of each and every different.
The sculptures’ new places are Billy Bowlegs Park, Clemente Park, the S.T.A.R.S Complex, Urban Farm Community, Collaboratory, and the IMAG History and Science Center.
The town mentioned they’re transferring the sculptures to these places to diversify the general public’s get admission to to the artwork. They mentioned they plan on taking away the rest sculptures from downtown via the top of April. They can be staying at their new places for the foreseeable long term.