August 21, 2008

Edgewater Chicago History Celebrated in New Bricolage Mural

'Our city has a soul'
Daley and Smith dedicate Bryn Mawr bricolage mural


Hundreds of Edgewater residents turned out Saturday morning for the dedication of Phase II of the bricolage mural at the Bryn Mawr and Lake Shore Drive underpass. Mayor Richard M. Daley and Ald. Mary Ann Smith, 48th, placed the final tiles that completed the direct-application mosaic, depicting Chicago Fire Department Station 57.

Growing 2008 on the south wall of the Bryn Maw underpass is the companion piece to Living 2007, on the north wall, which was completed last year. Growing 2008 continues to explore the themes of the community defined in last year's mural, and thematically connects the north and south walls...

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