13th and Park Road, NW
Thanks to Agnes and Rob for sending:
“I’d grown pretty fond of the “what did one wall stay to another?” mural at 13th and Park. But it’s getting painted over for a new mural project.
New mural underway at 13th and Park. Looks great so far!” Read More
Photo by Raff Viglianti
Thanks to Raff for sending: “meet me at the corner” mural gone :( 13th & Park Rd NW)”
Check out a short video by Katie Cleary about DECOY who created that mural as a part of MuralsDC Program back in Summer 2012.
Photos from back when it first went up in 2012: Read More
From the Capitals:
“The Washington Capitals and Devils Backbone Brewing Company announced today Capit-Ale India Pale Ale, an easy drinking, hoppy brew. Beginning in September, 16 oz. cans will be available for purchase at Capital One Arena through the conclusion of the 2019-20 NHL season. The beverage will also be available on draft at select retail locations in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.
Capit-Ale will be available in two can designs, launching with a can featuring the Capitals mural installation at L’Enfant Plaza, designed by the Washington, D.C., based artists BroCoLoco. The Capitals partnered with BroCoLoco and local artists to install murals across several neighbors in the Washington, D.C., region. Read More
Thanks to Jason for sending from the parking lot next to Chicken and Whiskey where Dacha was supposed to be opening a beer garden. I’m starting to hear rumors that those plans may have fallen through but I haven’t been able to confirm that yet. Anyone know the story behind this mural?
1300 block of U Street, NW
Yesterday Stacy was kind enough to send a bit of info about the artist:
“The piece was created by DC native Akeel Ali, also known as Black Frontiersmen, a local artist who has been working to beautify the neighborhood–and DC in general–with his art. His art can be seen on U Street and in Shaw, with more projects coming soon.” Read More
12th and U Street, NW courtesy Public Welfare Foundation
From a press release:
“After a seven-year absence, G. Byron Peck’s Duke Ellington mural has returned to the exterior of the True Reformer Building at 1200 U Street NW.
The mural honors Ellington’s deep ties to the U Street Corridor and sits near his childhood home. Ellington played his first paid performance in the auditorium of the True Reformer Building where the mural now hangs. Read More
Thanks to Daniel for sending: “This delightful new mural made my morning. It’s on the wall of Mister Rotisserie, a corner store and carry-out at Georgia and Park opposite the old Cadillacs Special lot.”
Awesome. On the side of the old Patty Boom Boom in the 1300 block of U Street, NW.