Hubbard Street Murals

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The Hubbard Street Murals, on Hubbard between Ogden and DesPlaines in Chicago, were originally painted during the 1970s. A few years ago, Union Pacific Railroad began repairing and replacing the aging concrete train embankment, unfortunately affecting the artwork in the process.

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The HSMP began seeking interested individuals and groups to restore some panels and bring new artwork to the refurbished embankment. With support from Union Pacific Railroad, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and the Illinois Arts Council, the mural project lives on.

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The new murals maintain some of the original themes: wildlife, endangered species, ethnicity, and Chicago history.

One thought on “Hubbard Street Murals

  1. arf magic says:

    You are the sweet cats on the lam.

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