Local Groups Lobby for Public Artwork Monies Legally Owed by Developers

June 17th, 2014

A PGH4ART group member, via Art ObservedA recent investigation has shown a number of cities across the U.S. failing to enforce a law requiring property developers to allocate a small percentage of cost for any construction project to fund public art, and many organizations are clamoring to enforce the laws.  “It’s really a question of making people aware that this law is on the books,” says Tom Chestnut of the Buffalo Arts Commission, who has pushed to enforce a related law in the Western New York city.

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