McKinney's Chestnut Commons Garage featuring mosaic to open in February

The mosaic is set to be installed Feb. 4-9.

The mosaic is set to be installed Feb. 4-9.

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Editor's note: This article has been updated with the name of the mosaic.

The new parking garage in downtown McKinney will open to the public in February.

The McKinney Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting Feb. 1 from 3-5 p.m. for the Chestnut Commons Garage, located at 301 E. Virginia St.

The garage will feature a mosaic called "McKinney Blooms," created by artist Reginald Adams.

The mosaic will feature 441 square feet of glass tiles and 1,100 square feet of paint to abstractly resemble magnolias, according to Adams.

Adams, a Houston-based public artist, has been creating the mosaic off-site over the last few months and will begin installing it on the garage Feb. 4.

By Emily Davis
Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August 2018.


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