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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte Douglas International Airport is installing a new $300,000 steel and glass sculpture at the entrance to the airport from Billy Graham Parkway before next month s Democratic National Convention.

The sculpture was designed by artist Ed Carpenter of Portland, Oregon and will soon be named by Charlotte s Public Arts Commission.

The steel is 60 feet tall and 25 feet wide and was fabricated at SteelFab, a Charlotte company located behind the airport.

The airport will spend an additional $100,000 preparing the site for the installation, which was paid for by the city s one percent for the arts fund.

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