Sally Wern Comport's "Shaping a City"

Sally Wern Comport's "Shaping a City" (HM25YW)

Location: Annapolis, MD 21401 Anne Arundel County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 58.574', W 76° 29.205'

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Annapolis Charter 300 1708-2008

Sally Wern Comport's two dimensional artwork "Shaping a City" on the Newman Park fence celebrates the foundation of our city: the working class, its farmers, its watermen, factory workers, carpenters, other highly skilled tradesmen, and suppliers of goods and services who helped build Annapolis and the Naval Academy and fostered the city's vital role in our country's development. City planners and the developers provided incentives or all of the working classes to own property, ultimately providing homes and emancipation to many African American citizens. Take a short walk across the street to the seasonal farmers market or over to bridge to Eastport, a neighborhood rich in maritime history. Visit the boatyards, the Maritime Museum, the Barge House and a vibrant community still retaining its own special identity.

Partially Funded by a Grant from the
Art in Public Places Commission

[Aside:]
Sally Wern Comport's dynamic art has been commissioned by some of the most recognized publishing, advertising, institutional and private clients around the globe. She established Art at Large Inc. to produce large scale original works for interior and exterior wall spaces. In addition, Comport is the curator for the current ARTWALK public art exhibits. Her illustration portfolio is represented worldwide



by Shannon Associates Inc. Prints and original artworks are available at The Annapolis Collection, 49 West St.
www.sallywerencomport.com
www.artatlargeinc.com

ArtWalk
City-wide Annapolis Public Art Exhibition locations:
1 Harbormaster City Dock
2 USNA Craig St. Gate
3 Newman Park
4 Donlan's Parking Lot
5 Attman Glazer Building
6 Severn Bank Building
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HM NumberHM25YW
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByArtwalk
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Date Added Monday, March 12th, 2018 at 7:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 371213 N 4315190
Decimal Degrees38.97623333, -76.48675000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.574', W 76° 29.205'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 34.44" N, 76° 29' 12.3" W
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Area Code(s)410, 301, 443, 202, 703
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-143 Compromise St, Annapolis MD 21401, US
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