Could sculpture hide a cell-phone tower?
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- February 21, 2011 - 5:49 PM
Typical Franconia Sculpture Park creation
Cell phone coverage in the St. Croix River Valley is spotty at best, so residents cheered the promise of expanded coverage by AT&T. But when it turned out that the 150 ft. tall tower would be visible for three-miles up and down the river -- which is a national scenic waterway -- lots of people got really upset.
Even an offer by Franconia Sculpture Park to disguise the offending tower as a sculpture didn't fly. Why? Because it would cost too much said AT&T.
The debate goes on, but before you launch your canoe this spring, read all about it here.
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