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Kentucky American Water’s York Street storage tank gets artistic facelift, partnering with LAL and NoLi

Staff Report

Kentucky American Water’s York Street storage tank in Lexington is being painted through a partnership with the Lexington Art League and the NoLi (North Limestone) corporation.

A formal debut is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 29 at 4 p.m.

The York St. Water Tank Mural
 Collaboration of NoLi CDC, Kentucky American Water, Blue Grass Community Foundation, Lexington Art League, and artists Lennon Michalski and Keeton Young. The design and concept for the project was by Terry Stout and Charles Browning.

The Gimball Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts for funding this project.

The project also includes a public butterfly garden in the ground space which will feature native species of flowers and plants, public seating, locally produced sculpture and art, and decorative screening on the fence.

Here’s the story of the mural in pictures:

In the beginning, getting ready for the project (September)

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