STAMFORD , CT – HedgeFun in Stamford Downtown presented by Reckson & Cappelli Organization, a whimsical outdoor sculpture exhibit, will transform the Downtown with adorable animal topiaries on display this summer. Stamford Downtown Special Services District has installed 16 animal topiaries on the streets and parks of the Downtown. The topiaries are on display for enjoyment by thousands of area residents and visitors June through September, 2022.
HedgeFun in Stamford Downtown, is the 29th annual sculpture exhibit produced by the Stamford Downtown Special Service District, an organization responsible for managing and promoting Stamford Downtown as the region’s destination for dining, entertainment, retail, housing and education.
As fun as they are during the daylight, the HedgeFun animals also light up at night with solar lights! The sculptures are composed of steel frames interwoven with artificial boxwood and solar lights. It took 3,800 feet of round rod steel, 260 square feet of square tubing, 1,312 square feet of boxwood, 4,896 square feet of solar lights and 18,000 zip ties to construct these magnificent topiaries.
Upon the conclusion of HedgeFun in Stamford Downtown, the topiaries will be sold, with a portion of the proceeds used to plant trees in Stamford Downtown and add to our urban forest. Each topiary is sponsored by a business or organization.
HedgeFun is produced by Stamford Downtown and presented by: Reckson and the Cappelli Organization and sponsored by Empire State Realty Trust, Rubenstein Partners, One Stamford Realty, People’s United Bank – a division of M&T Bank, CBRE’s Stamford Towers, AffinEco/United Services of America, Eastern Land Management, First County Bank, Fusco Management Company, NBCUniversal, NAGI Jewelers, Hampton Inn, RXR, Twenty Lake Holdings, VHB, and Block by Block and supported by The Palace, Star 99.9, 95.9 The Fox, WEBE 108 and happyhaha.com.
More information can be found at http://stamford-downtown.com/events/hedgefun-art-in-public-places/