StreetwiseWhat's the most memorable public art piece you've come across in Palo Alto?
Asked on California Avenue. Interviews by Sarah Trauben. Photos by Vivian Wong.
University Square, East Palo Alto
"That big egg near Pizza my Heart: it's part of the rhythm of my day, and it's eye-catching."
Tandori Oven Employee
"The running car across from the Caltrain station: it's a weird concept, but not entirely abstract."
Midtown, Palo Alto
"The running car is a creative idea, and it gives you something to look at other than train tracks and houses as you drive down Alma."
Greenmeadow, Palo Alto
"Sculptures over by the gardens of people sitting on park benches. Someone took off their heads: vandalism is awful."
Evergreen Park, Palo Alto
"I like the murals downtown. There are many — the thieves climbing, the spaceman —and they're playful."