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Crystal Gallery dazzles in Town Square Park

By KTVA CBS 11 News 2:26 PM January 9, 2014

While the competition ended Sunday, the sculptures remain on display throughout Town Square Park and the surrounding area.

ANCHORAGE – Despite warmer-than-usual temperatures, the Crystal Gallery of Ice is still standing strong in Downtown Anchorage.

The annual competition and exhibit features ice carvers from around the globe, giving them 56 hours to transform a block of ice into a frozen masterpiece. While the competition ended Sunday, the sculptures remain on display throughout Town Square Park and the surrounding area.

“It’s great,” said carver John Trescott. “You’re outside with your friends, you see all the people coming downtown, especially the children: They just love it.”

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