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Rocket - Richardson, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 32° 57.716 W 096° 44.690
14S E 710780 N 3649325
Quick Description: Art serves as a gateway into Heights Parks from the parking lot of the Heights Recreation Center.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2019 6:57:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM1085C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
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"From the 1960s forward, generations of Richardsonites grew up with the Heights Parks’ space themed equipment – delighting in its globe of Saturn, and its towering four-level rocket (complete with fins, nosecone and steering wheel).

Rocket pays tribute to that progressive spirit, by playfully re-imagining the rocket’s two halves as a gateway. In the ringed sphere hovering overhead, a network of connectivity reflects the city’s ongoing technological heritage.

At the heart of an ever-evolving community in Richardson, Texas, Rocket serves as a symbol of constant transition: an opened doorway to our past, and an inviting portal to the city’s unwritten future."

Type: Gateway

Subtype: Sculpture

Location: Heights Park

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