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September 18, 2005 2:01 AM

Artist Wraps Up Sidewalk Work

DATE OF EVENT: Monday, Oct. 4, 1978 DATE PUBLISHED: Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1978, in The Kansas City Times Editor’s note: After a year of planning and debates over whether the virtue of the project, avant-garde artist Christo came to Loose Park to drape its walkways with golden nylon. A team of workers took three days to install the 135,000 square feet of fabric, and for almost two weeks, Kansas Citians could walk or jog on almost three miles of modern art.

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