Tel Aviv’s Dizengoff Square fountain to undergo makeover

06.07.2011                      04.Tammus, 5771


Tel Aviv's Dizengoff Square fountain to undergo makeover

Fountain designer Yaacov Agam gets his wish for 'Fire and Water'.

Though a decision on the future of Dizengoff Square is still pending, the Tel Aviv Municipality is going ahead in the next few weeks with renovating Yaacov Agam's "Fire and Water" fountain, the square's centerpiece. The renovation comes after a protracted legal battle and will will cost NIS 2 million.
The city says the work should be finished within a year, and it aims to restore the fountain to its original condition. Once the spruce-up of the fountain is complete, the municipality promises to resume productions featuring fire, water and music – those shows have not gone on in recent years….