The Planning Commission will review a request from Grandhaven, LLC. to build a Norman Rockwell sculpture near the intersection of Northway and Broad Street.
The sculpture will be a replica of the one in the
Grandhaven, LLC. is the landlord to the Village Center shops and is owned by Roy Reiman, founder of Reiman Publications.
Norman Rockwell was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator.
The painting on Norman Rockwell's easel will change based on which direction he is facing. The planned sculpture will have the ability to be turned. At times he may face the Village Hall so the painting will have a picture of Village Hall. If it's facing south of Broad Street then it will have a picture of the streetscape.
"It is our desire to place this statue outside as an added element of interest and history within the Village Center," wrote Anne Marie Pierce, Manager at Grandhaven, LLC., in a letter to the Village.
Grandhaven, LLC. will fully pay for the sculpture, maintain all planting and benches.
The Planning Commission will review the request.