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Cleveland, Ohio: Giant Lot Ball

Big polystyrene orb -- officially titled both "Lot Ball" and "Perpetual Motion" -- covered with asphalt and painted with parking lot lines and directional arrows. Artist Lars Fisk says he was inspired by his local Costco parking lot, and claims to see everything as a ball -- the lingering effect of "highway hypnosis" from a 1996 road trip.

7001 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland, OH
On the northeast corner of E. 70th St. and Carnegie Ave.
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Parking Lot Ball.

Giant Lot Ball

The huge parking lot sphere is just outside of downtown Cleveland, near the bus station.

[Scott, 08/03/2022]

Lot Ball.

Giant Street Ball

Dealer Tire's giant "street" ball. I don't know if that's the correct name, but it's a concrete ball that looks like a round street, complete with markings.

[Lindsey Adams, 06/17/2019]

Its official name is "Lot Ball." Artist Lars Fisk, former art director for the band Phish, claims he was inspired to make Lot Ball by staring at the Costco parking lot across the street from his home (he lives in a shipping container). He says that he sees everything as a ball, and blames it on residual "highway hypnosis" from a 1996 road trip.

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