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Colorful Rocks Added to 9th and Main Median

By Eric Richardson
Published: Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at 02:17PM
Blobs of Light Eric Richardson [Flickr]

Once landscaping finishes, these colorful balls of rock should give the median a look straight out of Dr. Seuss.

The new median at 9th and Main moved one step closer to its whimsical final design this week, as domes made out of colorful rocks were installed into the triangular space.

Each dome has a single string of lights embedded into it, providing nighttime light and color. Other lights shine up from beneath the recently installed trees.

When work is complete, the median should provide a point of light to center the emerging restaurant district in that corner of the Fashion District. Three restaurants -- L'Angolo, Woodspoon and Tiara Cafe -- within a block of the median have nighttime hours.

Work on the project broke ground in January. The trees were installed in late May.

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