Time Plaza - CODAworx

Time Plaza

Client: City of Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, GA, United States

Completion date: 1995

Artwork budget: $240,000

Project Team


Sonya Ishii


Jim Hirschfield


This plaza in front of the City of Atlanta Detection Center hosts a sculptural environment based on the notion of time. Four carpets are design with symbols of marking time while at the center of the plaza is a bronze mound that echoes the legend from which Peachtree gets its name: a pitchtree that once stood atop a Native American mound. Also on the plaza are etched Granite “carpets” that address the issue of time.


To provide the area with a significant work of art that also serves as a memorial to fallen officers and firefighters.


Design Team Effort with the architects providing a site for the artwork.