Sunday, December 30, 2012

Changes around 7th & Toole, part 1 of 4

The mural on the southeast wall of BLX (on the northern corner of 7th & Toole) was of five faces on May 28.

When I rode my bicycle by that same spot four and a half months later — on October 18 — the scene had changed:

So that mural was painted sometime between May 28 and October 18. (I found out later that the artist was Tommy Chambers.)

November 21, I saw a different mural here. This one (I found out later) was by Yerba:

On a long ride (after a big Christmas dinner :) December 25, I found yet another new mural on that corner. The mural has the same word, blocks (maybe that's related to BLX?), and also has a head at the left side facing into the mural, but looks completely different otherwise. Muralist John Flood painted this one:

Murals change. Years change. Happy 2013! I'll continue this series on January 1.

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