The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Kia Gregory takes a look at the Mantua neighborhood in West Philadelphia, examining the impact of the Mural Arts Program’s “A Place to Call Home” project, and how it transformed a block in “the bottom.” From the article: “For many, the Mural Arts project remains a source of pride and promise.”

RICHARD KAUFFMAN / Staff Photographer

The city’s Mural Arts Program coordinated the transformation of the 3800 block of Melon Street in Mantua into this explosion of vibrancy. Counseling for youths is now available as well.