The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program announced a brand new mural project to reflect Philadelphia’s long history of rowing on the Schuylkill River, to be seen along the river. The Philadelphia Rowing Mural will consist of two murals, one on each side of the Schuylkill, facing each other under the Girard Avenue Bridge. The project was featured in a front page story in the Philadelphia Inquirer. The project was featured in a front page story in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Wayne Roberts works along with a room full of other artists to paint by number the mural sections that will eventually be placed under the Girard Avenue Bridge. The murals are the first to be installed in Philadelphia’s illustrious Fairmount Park. (MICHAEL BRYANT/Staff Photographer)