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BR Walls project opens new office

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Good news for local artists.

The Walls Project Art and Design Center is offically open for business. The new space gives muralists and the business community an interactive space to make their ideas a reality.

Officials say it couldn't have come at a better time as there are 25 projects already committed for this year.

"Public art is what we were really hoping to bring to the public, especially the business community," says Casey Phillips, executive director.  "More of their input on how it is presented, not only downtown, but midcity into north Baton Rouge and all the way to the surrounding parishes."

The office is located at 451 Florida Street in Baton Rouge. The official grand opening will be held Feb. 21.

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