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Best Murals In Chicago

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.

09/30/2013

One of three 100-year-old murals at Trumbull Elementary School. (Credit: Facebook)

CPS Says It Will Protect 100-Year-Old Murals At Closing School

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.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2013

16th Street Mural

Alderman Wants Graffiti Artists To Paint Legitimate Murals

Ald. Danny Solis (25th) wants graffiti artists to redirect their pastime toward legitimate artwork – namely, murals along a railroad embankment in the Pilsen neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

The Chicago Public Art Group creates murals on underpasses. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Ornate Underpass Murals

The Chicago Public Art Group started 40 years ago painting modest murals to cover unattractive concrete underpasses. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

06/29/2012