“The city of Philadelphia is known for many things — cheese steaks, the Liberty Bell, the Rocky statue — not to mention being the birthplace of America. But now, the City of Brotherly Love can boast one more sight to see — colorful murals painted by locals are transforming Philadelphia’s neighborhoods into outdoor art museums.”  Hear or read the full National Public Radio story here.

 

Jack Ramsdale/Mural Arts Program

"Lincoln Legacy Project" at 707 Chestnut St. is a 10,000-square-foot mural composed of more than 1 million 3/4-inch glass tiles — all laid down by hand.