Archive: Year: 2016

Posted on November 22, 2016

Introducing the New Holiday Tree Installment at Annual “Hometown Holidays” Celebration

On Saturday, Dec. 3, the Redwood City Improvement Association (RCIA), a non-profit community benefit district ran by a board of property owners, residents, community members and businesses, will introduce a new tree lighting tradition to the annual “Hometown Holidays” event—a community-wide party in celebration of the holiday season from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The RCIA will be enhancing the event this year by investing $27,000 to light up two large, Redwood trees with red, green and white LED…

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Posted on September 21, 2016

Redwood City Improvement Association Invests $100,000 in Public Light Installation in Downtown

The Redwood City Improvement Association (RICA), a community benefit district that works to enhance Downtown Redwood City, in partnership with the City of Redwood City, installed energy efficient white LED lights in 165 trees over a 8 blocks radius of Downtown Redwood City. The RCIA funded $100,000 for the most efficient LED lights on the market and Redwood City Public Works provided expertise, project management, and installation to complete it. This is the first project collaboration between…

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Posted on September 19, 2016

Redwood City Improvement Association Takes Part in “Scare on the Square” Halloween Extravaganza on Thursday, Oct. 27

On Thursday, Oct. 27, the Redwood City Improvement Association, a non-profit community benefit district ran by a board of property owners, residents, community members and businesses, will play its Halloween-inspired Magic Lantern 3D Show for Downtown Redwood City’s Halloween extravaganza, “Scare on the Square” presented by Facebook; the Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services; Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation; and the Redwood City Improvement. The event will include…

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Posted on July 6, 2016

Redwood City Improvement Association Returns with New Magic Lantern 3-D Light Show “Sea-ing is Believing,” July 12

On Tuesday, July 12, the Redwood City Improvement Association, a non-profit community benefit district that works to enhance the Downtown Redwood City experience, will release a new 3-D video mapping light show named “Sea-ing is Believing.” The Magic Lantern 3-D Show is designed by world-renowned light show artist, Bart Kresa, and projects weekly onto the San Mateo County History Museum. The new, water-inspired light show visuals represent the beauty of water and the magical role is plays…

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Posted on May 16, 2016

Redwood City Sidewalk Art

The Downtown Redwood City shadow art project was completed in partnership with the Redwood City Improvement Association, Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department; Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation; and the Partnership Redwood City Program. The groups worked together to select local artist, Damon Belanger, to design, create and install 20 eclectic sidewalk shadow art stencils—a flat shadow dimensional art effect using stencils. The shadow art project, completed…

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Posted on April 15, 2016

Redwood City Improvement Association Partners with Community High Schools to Beautify Construction Zone

The Redwood City Improvement Association (RCIA), a non-profit community benefit district ran by a board of property owners, residents, community members and businesses, is leading a community art project by partnering with the Woodside and Sequoia High School Art Programs to beautify Downtown Redwood City while areas undergo construction. RCIA’s collaborative art banners will display photographs of scenic downtown locations taken by the art students and words that come to mind when you think…

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Posted on February 26, 2016

Redwood City Improvement Association Assists in Public Art Installations in Downtown

The Redwood City Improvement Association, a non-profit community benefit district that works to enhance Downtown Redwood City, in partnership with Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department; Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation; and the Partnership Redwood City Program will install 20 eclectic sidewalk shadow art stencils—a flat shadow dimensional art effect using stencils—to be completed by Damon Belanger, a local graphic artist from San Carlos. At the end of…

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Posted on January 26, 2016

Redwood City Improvement Association Premiers New Magic Lantern 3-D Show on Feb. 9

On Tuesday, Feb. 9, the Redwood City Improvement Association, a non-profit community benefit district that works to enhance the Downtown Redwood City experience, will release a new 3-D video mapping display for its weekly Magic Lantern 3-D Show designed by world-renowned light show artist, Bart Kresa. The weekly Magic Lantern 3-D Show is sponsored by the Redwood City Improvement Association, Redwood City Parks & Arts Foundation and Climate Magazine. The one-of-a-kind display will be…

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