ATA Centennial Sculpture

Behrends Group Parks and Recreation Signs

Alberta Teachers Centennial Sculpture Public Art – Corten Steel Fabricated Structure Artist – Richard Tosczak Prime Contractor – Behrends Group Final Finish – Behrends Group Fabricated Corten Steel Portion – Imark Architectural Metals This Art Piece is located at the Alberta Legislature, The Garden is dedicated to the province’s teachers and commemorates the ATA’s 100th anniversary. The poem is scrawled … Read More

Edmonton’s Historic Neon Sign Museum

Behrends Group Parks and Recreation Signs, Plaques and Awards

Behrends Group is no stranger to building historical memory and one of our most recent projects has embodied this concept perfectly: The Edmonton Neon Sign Museum. The first of its kind in Canada, this outdoor installation is a growing collection of historic signs from Edmonton’s past. Gathered together by The Alberta Sign Association, this unique museum revitalizes the downtown landscape … Read More

Confederation Boulevard

Behrends Group Cast Plaques, Parks and Recreation Signs, Plaques and Awards

Custom Oxidized Plaques

We’ve worked on several high-profile projects for the NCC, National Capital Commission, over the course of our 17 year relationship. They often require an unordinarily high level of manufacturing precision in order to meet strict standards for consistency. Behrends has always proven up to the task, manufacturing high-quality, high-precision products multiple times a year to meet their needs. The Confederation … Read More

Churchill Square

Behrends Group Digital Printing, Parks and Recreation Signs, Plaques and Awards

Custom Glass Work

Churchill Square is a major meeting place in central downtown Edmonton. An epicentre of activity in Edmonton since the early 1900’s, the Square and surrounding area have a lot of history. The City of Edmonton decided to commemorate this, and contacted Behrends about creating something functional, attractive, and long-lasting. They wanted to use glass as a substrate, and hired us … Read More

Yarker cast bronze interpretive panel

Behrends Group Cast Plaques, Parks and Recreation Signs, Plaques and Awards

Artist Carolyn Butts came to us in 2007 with a project for her client, the Yarker Community Association, who were looking to create something that would help preserve the heritage of the Yarker area for future generations. Carolyn was wondering about the viability of a cast bronze interpretive panel showing Yarker in its industrial hey-days, based off of one of … Read More

Larch Park

Behrends Group Custom Plaque Stands, Parks and Recreation Signs

Phenolic interpretive panels

One of our frequent partners, IBI Group, recently came to us looking for some interpretive signage. They wanted a way to educate and inform the residents of one of their new communities, Larch Park about their natural neighbours. Specifically focused on local birds, the series of panels describes the seasonal avian wildlife that appears in around the Larch Park community and … Read More