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Chicago Public Art Group

CPAG: Murals of Lake Shore Drive

The Chicago Public Art group has transformed Lake Shore Drive underpasses into amazing outdoor art galleries. Slow down, run, walk, or bike along the drive and discover the beauty of the murals and the stories of the communities that inspired them.

  • 1.

    Reaching Back, Moving Forward...

    Reaching Back, Moving Forward...

    A bricolage mural celebrating the history of the area with images and poetry.

  • 2.

    Living, 2007

    Living, 2007

    A bricolage mural inspired by life in the Edgewater neighborhood

  • 3.

    57th St. Mosaics

    57th St. Mosaics

    Traditional mosaic installations with the Hyde Park community

  • 4.

    Growing, 2008

    Growing, 2008

    A bricolage mural inspired by the growth of families and the environment in Edgewater

  • 5.

    Aqua Interlude & Reflection

    Aqua Interlude & Reflection

    1,600 sq. ft. Venetian Glass tile mosaic

  • 6.

    Rhythm & Views

    Rhythm & Views

    A bricolage mural inspired by the themes of the Lakeview neighborhood

  • 7.

    Jane Addams Memorial Mural

    Jane Addams Memorial Mural

    A mixed media mural celebrating the life and legacy of Jane Addams

  • 8.

    Indian Land Dancing

    Indian Land Dancing

    A bricolage mural celebrating the history and contributions of Chicago's Native American community

  • 9.

    Instinctive Movements

    Instinctive Movements

    A painted mural celebrating life in the Hyde Park/Kenwood neighborhoods

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