Rogers Park’s Viaduct Murals Get A Facelift, Will Be Feature Of Chicago Architecture Center Walking Tours
The murals were refurbished last year ahead of a new walking tour that will highlight Rogers Park’s “Mile of Murals.”
ROGERS PARK — The neighborhood’s collection of viaduct murals have been refurbished ahead of a new series of walking tours that will show off Rogers Park’s public art collection.
“The Mile of Murals” consists of 14 murals painted on the Red Line embankments and viaducts running through Rogers Park. Those murals received touch-ups starting last year in anticipation of the Chicago Architecture Center’s walking tours this summer.
The murals will be hightlighted in the Chicago Architecture Center’s “Rogers Park: Mile of Murals” tour.
The 90-minute walking tour takes place at 1 p.m. on Saturdays monthly through October. The next tour is Saturday followed by July 16, Aug. 13, Sept. 10 and Oct. 8.
The tour will tell the history of Rogers Park and discuss the social and community issues raised by the murals, according to the Chicago Architecture Center.
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