Students at a South Side elementary school were hoping to send a message to their community, despite the recent shooting of six people a mile away from their school.
In Chicago, murals provide a splash of color along public walkways or share a bit of history. The following five murals are definitely worth a look.
Parents at an Andersonville elementary school slated to close this summer said Chicago Public Schools officials have added insult to injury, with plans to dismantle some historic murals before school is even out.
Ald. Danny Solis (25th) wants graffiti artists to redirect their pastime toward legitimate artwork – namely, murals along a railroad embankment in the Pilsen neighborhood.
The Chicago Public Art Group started 40 years ago painting modest murals to cover unattractive concrete underpasses. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.