October 2010

American Market Mural ~ 24th & N St

October 19, 2010
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Another corner market sporting an urban tattoo to liven the street. This mural is on the east wall of American Market & Deli and is attributed as a collective work by Shaun Turner, Daniel Osterhoff, and Miguel Bounce Perez (1). Barbara Steinberg credits Bonnie Shafsky, a local landscape designer, with the term “urban tattoo” which […]

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Wade in the Water Mural ~ 1308 28th St

October 11, 2010
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Bob the Dog is featured in this mural on the alley side of the Capitol Physical Therapy building off 28th Street between N & Capitol. “Bob” is Rod Larson-Swenson’s signature character and has appeared in countless of his paintings (1). In this News & Review article, he describes how Bob came about: “When I first […]

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Dimple Records Mural ~ 16th & Broadway

October 1, 2010
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The Dimple Records building at 16th & Broadway was one of the original locations for Tower Records. Tower opened there in the mid-1960’s and stayed open for nearly 40 years (1). After Tower folded in 2006, Russ Solomon (the original founder of Tower) opened R5, an independent record store, and moved into the site. In […]

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