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Thursday, September 26, 2013 - Page updated at 02:56 PM

Interactive map: Public art in Seattle

Since 1973, Seattle has had a program in place to provide artful touches to its urban landscape. The revenue for it comes from the city's 1-percent-for-art ordinance, which, according to the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, decrees that "1% of eligible city capital improvement project funds be set aside for the commission, purchase and installation of artworks in a variety of settings."

There are now more than 380 permanently sited works in the collection, along with 2,800 portable works. Use the map below to explore the permanently and semi-permanently sited works throughout the city. And see Seattle Times art critic Michael Upchurch's 10 picks for great public art in Seattle.


= Seattle Times art critic Michael Upchurch's top picks

= other permanent or semi-permanent public art

Click the red or purple markers to find out more about each piece of art.

Source: City of Seattle