San Francisco's 'other' bridge prepares to shine

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Posted: Sunday, March 3, 2013 12:00 am

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After more than 75 years in the shadow of its glamorous cousin, San Francisco's "other" bridge is getting a chance to shine.

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has been turned into the latest - and by far the biggest - backdrop for New York artist Leo Villareal, who has individually programmed 25,000 white lights spaced a foot apart on 300 of the span's vertical cables to create what is being billed as the world's largest illuminated sculpture.

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