Woodlawn Gateway Mural / by Erica Hawkinson

 

Location: Woodlawn - Dorchester Ave + Marquette Rd, Chicago IL 60637
Year(s): 2016
Participants: 15 [all ages]

Square Footage: 1700
Partner(s): n/a
Green Star Team: Jordan Taggart, Elnaz Javani, Humberto Saldana, Meera Rampalli, Cassie Rogala
Description: GSM worked with youth from Woodlawn community groups plus hundred of volunteers from throughout the city to transform this space. Spanning the length of a Metra underpass in the center of Woodlawn, this gateway mural incorporates musical imagery that reflects the community's jazz legacy as well as floral motifs that represent the Woodlawn Botanical Garden.

This project was featured on NBC's Making a Difference segment in August 2016!