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At top, an artist’s rendering shows what the roundabout at Second Street and Quay Avenue will look like following the installation of “The Foundation.” At left, Mark Ashley views the beginnings of the bronze during a trip to the Eagle Bronze Foundry.  Courtesy Photos

At bottom, an artist’s rendering shows what the roundabout at Second Street and Quay Avenue will look like following the installation of “The Foundation.” At top, Mark Ashley views the beginnings of the bronze during a trip to the Eagle Bronze Foundry. Courtesy Photos

9-7-Foundation2By REBECCA PRENDERGAST
For the Daily Press
Big changes are coming… to the roundabout in front of the Artesia Public Library!
Artesia MainStreet has been hard at work over the past several months to create a design that captures the spirit of youth and the importance of reading and education in a new statue called “The Foundation.” Young adults are perched on the statue reading, the base of which is stacks of books. Books – some classics, some popular – will be cast in bronze, and at a monumental size. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.