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New Mural To Be Unveiled In Woodlawn On Nov. 9

By Sam Cholke | October 23, 2017 6:15am
 A mural project on the 64th Street Metra viaduct will be unveiled Nov. 9.
A mural project on the 64th Street Metra viaduct will be unveiled Nov. 9.
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Courtesy of the South East Chicago Commission

WOODLAWN — Woodlawn’s latest mural will be unveiled Nov. 9 under the Metra tracks on 64th Street.

Arlene Turner-Crawford and Rahmaan “Statik” Barnes are currently working to finish the mural in time for the unveiling at 3 p.m. Nov. 9 under the viaduct.

The mural depicts artistic and cultural icons like muralists Bill Walker, Siddha Webber and Calvin Jones as well as pilot Bessie Coleman and former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama with their children.

There will be a ceremony at 3 p.m. with a reception following at the William Hill Gallery 6442 S. Dorchester Ave.