Planting the seeds of a sculpture park in Lyon Township

Lyon Township’s Atchison Park is destined to become a sculpture park, thanks to the efforts of Brighton artist John Sauve. Sauve has created art parks in Detroit, Birmingham, Chicago, Charlevoix and Novi, and is working closely with township officials to start placing art in Atchison Park (a former landfill). The first of the park’s sculptures, a 19-foot silhouette of a man entitled “Mephisto,” is already on display.

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