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Cupid's Span


Cupid's Span, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA, United States

Page owner: Kiana columbell

Project Overview
Project Name: Cupid's Span
Date Completed: 2002
Location: Cupid's Span, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA, United States
Project Status: Complete
Description of Location: Rincon Park

Project Tags: Art beautiful love

Project Team

Disciplines That Worked on Project

Civil Engineer: Structural (Building structures)

Project Details
About this project
Cupid's Span is a piece of public art located in a park near the foot of the Bay Bridge in San Francisco. This 60 feet tall and 140 feet long structure is made of fiberglass and steel. The artists created renderings and small scale models of the sculptor. The engineers took the artists information to design a way to fabricate it and turn it into the full-sized structure.
Who benefits from this project, and how?
The public in general benefits from this project - it's an art piece we keep to lighten everyone's mood.
What's unique about this project?
This project is a piece of art. Cupid's span is used to catch peoples eye and draw them in. Cupid's Span was made by a couple spreading their love and positivity.

(Student Kiana Columbell provided some content for this project page.)

Funding & Costs
Funding source: Private
Funding notes: The sculptor was privately financed by the Gap Founder and Chairman Donald Fisher and his wife Doris.

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