I haven’t updated this post, but it coming up next on my reblog list reminds me I still have to get a photo of the new mural downtown and make a post of it. So look for it.
When I was growing up there were three major murals in Iowa City that I loved to look at. The one I loved the best was in the children’s story time room at the Iowa City Public Library. The room was windowless in the addition to the original Carnegie of the ICPL. It was painted with children playing and anything that could be up in the air, kites, trees, birds, and ribbons. I really loved the mural and was truly sorry to lose it when the library moved into its new home (same location, but different building that it occupies now).
The second was downtown and had an optic effect where it when back and forth between a pattern of Native Americans and Eagles called the Black Hawk Mural that still has given its name to a small park next door. It was stripped off when the building was gentrified…
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